50 Shades of Color

Annah Elizabeth Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Parenting 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! The clock in the lower right-hand corner of my computer screen says 10:04 p.m. I find it hard to fathom that eleven hours have passed in this day and even more difficult to comprehend that an entire week has come and gone! Blip… More daily work drama… BLEK! There are a few self-centered and childish people at …

Motherhood and a Week of Wondrous Moments

Annah Elizabeth 2 Comments

“The story of a mother’s life: Trapped between a scream and a hug.” ~Cathy Guisewite  Twenty-three years ago, today, I lay broken in a hospital bed. Forty-eight hours after giving birth to my firstborn. My room was filled with brightly colored flowers, symbols of celebration and sadness. I wailed when I opened the Mother’s Day card a friend sent …

Harvesting Happiness

Annah Elizabeth 2 Comments

  I love the scents and colors that signal spring’s arrival. Freshly mowed lawns and foliage bursting forth from slumber… Last fall I planted bulbs, what I like to call sowing smiles. And now, after five harsh winter months, my time Every time I’ve pulled into my drive these past few weeks, I’ve felt excitement. My mood elevating from bad …

Pretty in Pink

Annah Elizabeth 5 Comments

  Long before the idea of Happy Happens sprouted in my mind, I received great joy from seeing these spring blooms during my daily commute. Honestly, I’d round the bend in the highway, and my heart would soar. Every. Single. Time. One day I decided I wanted to bring this kind of pleasure to my own yard. I phoned the …