Happy Mother’s Day From Amy Barbera!

For Cute Judy Lee: A nock and cranny of comfort, warmth, relaxation and wistful, reflective thoughts … Attached is my Special Mother’s Day Collage I made for Mom for Mother’s Day and here is what I posted on social media for Mom too!! “Happy, Happy, Happy Mother’s Day To The Most Precious, Cutest & Sweetest…… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day From Amy Barbera!

The Traditional Colors of Korea

In 1969, the United States of America (USAF) landed me in Taegu, South Korea: now Daegu! What are the traditional colors of Korea?White: The most commonly used color in Korea. Koreans were sometimes referred to as “the white clad people.” The color white symbolizes purity, innocence, peace and patriotism. Traditionally, white represents the element metal and…… Continue reading The Traditional Colors of Korea

Is This Your Story?

Julie Barbera is a published author, narrator, and certified wellness and resilience coach in Boca Raton, Florida. She helps women feel confident in their own skin so they can bounce back from setbacks and find the freedom to do what they love. Her programs empower them to get unstuck and confidently take action to align…… Continue reading Is This Your Story?

Happy Holidays This Year!

A Cute Judy Lee Seasonal Post: Thanksgiving and Christmas are very dear in my heart. The Thanksgiving turkey is wonderful. The pies taste, oh so, delicious. Our hearts are so full of Love! We love our friends and our family. But we have COVID-19 this year. Yet, still we must have cheer and Love not Fear! …… Continue reading Happy Holidays This Year!

Let it Rain, Rain … Rain! ☔️

Weather forecastingcan indeed be a pain forecast partly cloudy you get gusty winds and six inches of rain … Rain … RAIN! 🌥…🌧…💨…💧💦💦 Former USAF Weather Observer and 12 years as a Weather Officer and Weather Forecaster! Hindcasting is surely much, much better given that butterflies flapping their wings affects the weather!

In Remembrance of Veterans Day!

Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day 2020 in United States: Since its founding in 1776, the United States has fought in about a dozen major wars—and intervened militarily on hundreds of others—with every generation of Americans witnessing combat in one form or another. As such, tens of millions of Americans have suited up for the armed…… Continue reading In Remembrance of Veterans Day!

A Bavarian Sugar Cookie Day!

As Harold took a bite of Bavarian sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be ok. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness and tragedy, we can thank God for Bavarian sugar cookies. And, fortunately, when there aren’t any cookies, we can still…… Continue reading A Bavarian Sugar Cookie Day!

Some Early Melancholy: Where Has Christmas Really Gone?

Say What? Deck the Halls with 40s stories, well-built houses in all their glory. When Christmas spirit filled the air on TV and well-lite streets most everywhere. When Santa did land atop my roof, stuff my sock, didn’t dare to knock … but did seem to care.But now it’s just X-Mas in most hearts, not…… Continue reading Some Early Melancholy: Where Has Christmas Really Gone?

When In Scotland!?

DARE NOT TO LOOK! Not at the beautiful lady with the rounded build … bòidheach gu dearbh! But at the Scottish Bagpiper with nothing under his kilt! Yes! It must have been quite breezy for that bagpiper…IMAO A lovely, snazzy paisley rig-out! Actually entering Canada on the way to Nova Scotia I fear. But……

What Happened This Day?

Thursday, August 20, 2015, time unknown: State of mind surely unknown… A doodle psychological test in which a subjects’ scribbles and such are recorded and then analyzed using drugs, pseudo-psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, and/or whatever. Some doodling psychologists use this test to examine a person’s personality characteristics and emotional functioning.  An Albino Seal rejected by…… Continue reading What Happened This Day?

My Sicilian Nonna’s Evil Eye!

Who Needed Halloween, anyhow, when you had an old-world or other-worldly Sicilian Grandmother! It has oft been said that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, ‘submitted for your approval,’ is a lovely picture of my Sicilian grandmother, Catherine ‘Merlino’ Barbera.  But first be warned though! View with extreme caution only after deep prayer! But…… Continue reading My Sicilian Nonna’s Evil Eye!