It was the peek of the pandemic and we were all quarantine. The city was empty. There were no cars on the streets, no rush hour, restaurants were closed or pick up. Movie theaters we dark not a person insight. We became shuts in. What was novel at first became frightening. The news channels andContinue reading “A Window Visit”
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Farewell Mom, I love you.
Eulogy of Theresa Chianelli-Santelli December 26, 1931 September 26, 2020 Mom, I didn’t know God’s plan was different from my plan, but God’s plan was by far better. I am torn between feelings of sadness and joy. This may appear antithetical, but my joy is slowly eliminating my sadness, and this is why. While MomContinue reading “Farewell Mom, I love you.”
Needles, thread and a deadly war.
A muse … I have been thinking about my Grandfather this week. He is my Dad’s father. He barely spoke English often switching to Italian in the middle of a sentence. Always had pay close attention to his rapid Italian speech. He was born in 1902 in Calabria Italy and came to America through EllisContinue reading “Needles, thread and a deadly war.”
A blessing from heaven.
The Snow Melts Somewhere Me, my camera and how I see the world. Sunset, stargazing in Michigan. Bow down to the beauty that God has created. A snap of my Husband Daniel on the beach at sunset on our honeymoon. My Husband Blog
99 Days of Gratitude-Day 3. I am Second
I am second. Every moment I am reminded that this life isn’t mine. It belongs to a power higher then I can even imagine. His mystery humbles me until I drop to my knees. When I am so weak all I can see is his love. When I can see him clearly I feel safe.Continue reading “99 Days of Gratitude-Day 3. I am Second”
I love moments when Daniel and I just sit over an espresso coffee, share conversations or be creative. It’s these lovely moments that make life amazing. We have learned a few things, so important to nurture a relationship. Just be Be real Love deeply Mutuality Silence Simple More sweet Daniel. More …
I will remember, Dad, promise.
I have been thinking about my Father the last few days. I was thinking about him when I was growing up, throughout my life and remembering him at the end of his life. He was a character without-a-doubt, complete with a sassy sense of humor. He was born in Bridgeport CT, on February 26, 1929.Continue reading “I will remember, Dad, promise. “
I was traveling with friends on a business trip where we speaking at a conference in downtown LA. One of my friends, Rachel suggested that find the cheesiest open bus tour of Hollywood to soak up the experience. The cheesy tour in all of its glory was perfect including a want-to-been actor as aContinue reading “Broken dreams”
Saturday summer mornings…
Simple…Appreciate the who and what is all around you in the moment. This is how I try and spend my Saturday mornings, finding peace, something colorful and a moment when I can thank God for all he has made possible in my life. Me, my camera and how I see the world. Milwaukee Wisconsin, 2016Continue reading “Saturday summer mornings…”
Last week my friend Bob, shared this song with me. It was my first time hearing it and he gifted to me before we worshiped at a concert by MercyMe. His friendship has been a priceless part of my life and this song is yet another example of the type of guy he is atContinue reading