I sometimes listen to the segments on radio stations where the DJs ask callers to phone in with their answers to the question, “What is the worst Christmas present you’ve ever received?” I did not have a recent example so I listened as caller after caller told their tales of the worst presents. Some of… Continue reading When Life Gives You Limes, Make Lemonade
Despite the numerous setbacks for the week, I managed to take a picture every single day except one, and the one day had a very good reason. I had to get an MRI of my neck, and because I am incredibly claustrophobic, I was heavily drugged. There were no pictures taken on Thursday that I… Continue reading Photographer for a Month: Week 1
I copied and pasted the questions and answered them prior to writing this opening paragraph because I wanted a chance to go a little deeper inside myself without stressing over the starting words. I dug a little further into my soul this time based on a previous request from a comment made on my blog, and… Continue reading Get the Should out of Your Life Theme
I must admit that I have not been very good to myself this week. I drank too much. I ate too much. I berated myself for thinking we wouldn’t need a moving van when a moving van would have made life a whole lot simpler. I was in fear a lot of the time due… Continue reading Texting Love Daily to Those You, Um, Love
I remember a time in my youth when I complained to my mom that I was hungry and needed a snack. Did she pull out a satisfying sleeve of graham crackers? How about a salty/sweet peanutty Snickers bar? Or heck even a cheese stick or two? No. No. And no. She told me to go… Continue reading War of the Radishes
Sometimes I imagine that I have a normal marriage but then reality comes and bites me in the ass. Like today. I realized two nights ago that I was about to upload my 100th blog post, and I shared this fact with my family. It struck me right then how incredulous my husband was, and… Continue reading Making Lemonade
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?