Well, I did my best but my best wasn’t good enough. I am not the Cornhole Queen of the Cul-de-Sac, 2017. Turns out there are some serious Cornhole pros on my cul-de-sac. I’m a newcomer to the game (I practiced a total of 3 times prior to the event) but some of the contestants had… Continue reading Not the Cornhole Queen This Year
This 4th of July seems more special than any other to me, and I think it’s because my family and I are not leaving the country for our annual family vacation. I chose to stay here in the U.S. because of all the bombings and terror threats in other countries. I realize that many of… Continue reading Happy 4th of July
I have to go to a party tonight. As an introverted extrovert, this is an exceptionally hard thing for me to do. On one hand, the part of me who answers the Evite with an enthusiastic YES, I’LL BE THERE really means it at the time of the reply but the introvert regrets the decision… Continue reading As the Cul-De-Sac Turns
It had to happen sooner or later, right? My oldest daughter just turned 20 last Monday. She flew into San Diego and the family got to spend some time together to open presents, eat cake, spoil her mercilessly, and reminisce. Today, my daughter sent a text asking if it was okay if she stayed at… Continue reading First Thanksgiving Without My Oldest
Facebook has made it so that trends start easily. Ideas by one can catch on by many. I can’t remember where or when this trend of sharing daily posts about what one is grateful for got started. To me, it’s not a worthwhile exercise. I start to read what someone wrote about being grateful for… Continue reading Top 10 Silly Things I am Grateful For
The weeks are flying by but I am on my third list of Five Things I Can Do for Me. This idea was started by Laura Crawford (aka ‘SemperFiMomma’), and it’s amazing how few things I actually do for myself. Are you the same way? It’s time to take stock of what happened (and what… Continue reading #5Things for Me — Monday, September 2, 2013
This past year is one I would like to forget. It was a bad year filled with an incredible amount of needless worrying about health issues, marital difficulties, crazy clients, and friends who did unthinkable things to me. Yet, despite all the bad, there were some highlights. One silver lining to 2012 is that I… Continue reading Happy New Year?