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
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
I usually start the holiday season with grand plans like I’m going to get the tree up before the end of Thanksgiving weekend, I’m going to make 80 batches of cookies and create custom plates for all the neighbors, I’m going to put up enough lights to show up on a Google satellite picture, I’m… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
The first text of my birthday came from a friend I’ve known since the 5th grade: “Happy birthday! You should change your Facebook privacy settings so people can wish you a happy day there, too!” What’s funny about this is that I am not on Facebook. I got back on for a brief stint in… Continue reading Birthday Wishes
Last night I asked my friend, Joanne, to help me select a writing prompt from a list of 365 I discovered on a website. My text: Hey, pick a number between 1 and 365. My screen lit up with her prompt reply: 13. Me: Of course. That number follows me everywhere. Besides, I’ve already done… Continue reading Give me a C!
Yes, I know it’s the middle of December and I’m only just now getting to Six Reasons to Smile for November but November was a month full of writing emails instead of blog posts. Truth be told, I wasn’t in the mood to write a blog post but now I realize I have a goal… Continue reading Six Reasons to Smile November 2017
I sent out my annual plea to my girls but this time through text. “What do you want for Christmas? Get me your lists ASAP.” Madison, my middle daughter, wrote back immediately and said, “I want you to paint me a picture,” with another text coming in right after it, “Do the art book… Continue reading Adding ‘Artist’ to My Resume