Creating goals and resolutions for myself has never worked in all my many, many years on this planet. I may stick with a goal for a month or two, if I’m lucky, and then the reality is that I grow bored of being so good. It’s not that I want to be bad, it’s just… Continue reading Happy New Year–2018 is Here
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage… ~Lao Tzu It is November now and birthday season has begun in my house. It has been known as ‘birthday season’ for as long as I remember–it’s the time of year when 4/5 of my family has a birthday between… Continue reading Regretful Time of Year
Sitting here, sipping my coffee with my dollar store cheater glasses on, I’m reflecting on my 6 reasons to smile this past month. It’s been an extremely stressful month, truthfully, mainly because of the health and safety of two of my girls. Let me explain and just jump in with some of the reasons I… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile September 2017
I’ve been searching for what’s next for me for a long time–an embarrassingly long time if I’m being honest. I’ve gone down so many avenues trying to figure out what I’m supposed to be doing with my life now that I’m nearly an empty nester that I’ve worn out a path on some websites. I’ve… Continue reading What’s Next Now that the Nest is Nearly Empty?
We are one week into July and I know I’m a little bit late for this post; however, I’ve recently returned from a trip to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England and I’m feeling the effects of jet lag but it is one of the reasons to smile in June. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in June 2017
Well, I did it. I followed through on one of my bucket list items from waaaaay back, and got a tattoo. Honestly, if my daughter had not come with me, I know I would have chickened out. I was that scared. In fact, after it was all over and I was driving home, I could… Continue reading Tattoo Ever After
Many, many years, I wanted to get a tattoo but each time I thought about it, my insides turned to gelatin and I didn’t follow through. I blamed this lack of follow-through on the fact that I hadn’t selected a design but looking back, I know it was fear of the pain. Back then, I… Continue reading Today is Tattoo Thursday