Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More by Courtney Carver is this month’s book club selection. Did I mention I started a book club last year out of loneliness? Soulful Simplicity is not a book I would have selected on my own but it certainly came into my life at the… Continue reading Stuff I Don’t Want to Do But Have to Do Anyway to Have a Better Life
I’m not sure if anyone has noticed but I haven’t been writing much here lately. I started another blog which took up all of my time but not in the way one would think. I focused so much mental energy on that blog but I never felt like it was going anywhere because it wasn’t.… Continue reading How Badly Do I Want It?
Wedding anniversaries tend to make me incredibly sad. Why? Because I have a terrible marriage. Another anniversary means that one more year has been wasted with someone I shouldn’t be with. We are both miserable so my revelations in this blog post are not news to anybody. I know he feels the same way. I’ve… Continue reading An Imperfect Union
Walking on the path of the Batiquitos Lagoon the other day, a man passed by going in the opposite direction. He was walking with purpose so I assumed he was walking to improve his fitness. I smiled and said hi like I always do and he said hi back but it wasn’t his smile I… Continue reading Men Should Smell Like…Men
Saying good-bye to anyone is difficult but if that someone is a daughter, it is a thousand million trillion times harder. A few days ago, after returning from a trip to visit her boyfriend in Indiana, my oldest daughter announced her intention to move to the Hoosier state to be with him. I knew this… Continue reading See You Soon
One of my goals this year is to read more books. With my busy schedule, it’s sometimes hard to find the time to read and I end up trying to read at bedtime which means I get about three pages in before I start nodding off. A 250 page book ends up taking nearly three… Continue reading Go, Dog, Go!
Geez, I’m really behind on my posts. I read that when a writer feels some burnout, she should take a break, and that’s what I did. Although I wouldn’t say I was burned out so much as out of ideas, or the ideas I thought would work as a post didn’t excite me enough to… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile January 2018