Everyone suffers from decision fatigue. Here are some helpful ways in which to combat decision fatigue in your daily life.
You may have heard by now that my husband moved out of our house and marriage of 25 1/2 years a few months back. If not, you can read about it here and here. Before my husband moved on with his life, I requested he be kind enough to leave all three pets with me;… Continue reading A Rocky Start to An Unhappy Ending: Discovering I can do anything in my pink rubber gloves.
Despite a recent post about hating Valentine’s Day, I am a closet romantic, and still believe in love and all its power. In lieu of flowers, chocolates, perfume, jewelry, champagne, or an expensive dinner under the stars, I found these quotes about love to share with you on this Valentine’s Day. I hope you enjoy… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day
Finding the right partner in life can be difficult, so when you’ve been asked for your hand in marriage, here are some questions to ask yourself before saying ‘I do.’
Volunteering doesn’t necessarily mean showing up in person. Doing good can also mean opening up your wallet.
And my feelings have only gotten more intense the older I get. Once upon a time, there was a prince who was searching for his princess. He looked and he looked until one day, he met her. He couldn’t keep his eyes nor his hands off her. He bought her presents, made her dinner, cleaned… Continue reading I Hate Valentine’s Day
Photo courtesy of Madison, Chicago 2019 Melanie Rockett challenged people like me, her Medium readers who should be writing our own blog posts instead of reading hers, to make a small and simple commitment of writing 100 words per day. I thought, “I can do that.” Heck some of my Facebook posts are over a… Continue reading Snow Day
Podcasts have become my new escape from the endless bad political news coming from CNN, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, or any of the local channels. I listen to podcasts while I am waiting for my daughter after school, endlessly walking the dogs, or while I’m chopping numerous vegetables and herbs for dinner. I especially need an… Continue reading Podcasts, Cooking, & Journals, Oh My!
My mom stated it perfectly last night in a conversation she and I were having while I was out walking the dogs in the dark, “Listening to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony is making all of us who’ve been sexually assaulted relive it all over again.” Yes, Dr. Ford’s testimony is making those of us… Continue reading Why Dr. Ford’s Testimony Affected Me
I have approximately 1/2 hour to write a post and get it out today to stay on the path toward my goal of writing two blog posts per week, and posting them on Tuesdays and Saturdays from now until the end of the year. Failure to follow-through will have the consequence of either getting a… Continue reading Quick & Dirty (But Not in the X-rated Sense)