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Getting Bolder: New Year, New Adventures

“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” -Eleanor Roosevelt I love to turn the calendar over to a new year. Every month…actually, every DAY gives […]

Getting Bolder: The Gift of Friendship

“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” William Butler Yeats When I first joined Sisters on the Fly, I had yet to experience many of the “firsts” of grief. The first birthday without him. The first Thanksgiving. The first Christmas. Oh…I […]

Getting Bolder: A Time of Thanksgiving

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth   Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here– As we head into this season of gratitude, I look back over the past year and begin to count my many blessings. This was a big […]

Getting BOLDer: Saving the Ta-Tas

Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here– “Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn’t afraid of anything anymore.” Melissa Etheridge I have always been diligent about getting my mammogram every year. I can’t say the same for breast self-exams. Sometimes I remember. Most times […]

Getting BOLDer: Friendship & Aging

Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here- “When women get together as a group, it is immensely powerful.” Annie Lennox I often remind the young women in my life how important their women friends are. I tell them I understand they are working, raising […]

Getting Bolder: Change is in the Air

Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here; “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” e.e.cummings OLD SCHOOL Sentiments Remember what it felt like as a child at the end of summer? The air changed. The colors became muted as […]

Let Freedom Ring, Sisters

“Freedom lies in BEING BOLD.” Robert Frost Independence Day! July is the month to celebrate our many freedoms. Sure, there are the barbecues and the fireworks to celebrate our nation’s independence. But, it’s so much more than that. Our personal freedoms have grown exponentially since […]

Getting BOLDER & Letting It Shine!

Go Camping, naturally! June is National Camping Month and can you think of anything more wonderful to do than getting yourself out in nature during the perfect month of the year? School is out so the kids and grandkids can enjoy learning new skills and […]

Getting BOLDER: You need to grow. And blossom.

You have heard it said before. “Bloom where you are planted.” No matter where or what life hands you…blossom! I used to picture a beautiful flower garden when I read that phrase. Massive, colorful blossoms waving and twisting in the wind, their roots growing deep […]

Getting Bolder: Facing Adversity

Ginny McKinney, SOTF #3537, contributed this post: We are getting bolder! We are stepping out of our comfort zones with every bend in the road…with every parking job in a tight spot…with every trip over hill and dale. So, how do we stay bold in […]