If you’re like me, you suddenly realized that it’s the end of October and that means it’s almost Thanksgiving and Christmas. Time to panic, right? I know I am. I can feel my blood pressure and heart rate skyrocketing just by sitting here typing the word Christmas. It’s Written in the Cards Every year I… Continue reading Hello, (Almost) to the Holiday Season!
December is, usually, the easiest month to come up with six reasons to smile because there’s so much going on with the holidays, my birthday, parties, etc., and this December was no different. The first reason to smile was good news from the doctor. I started out the first day of December with news that… Continue reading Six Reasons to Smile December 2017
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?
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
Finding things to be grateful for is just a teensy bit difficult for me this week. I am going to have to think very hard for this post. It’s not that I’m not grateful for anything but it’s been a difficult week marriage-wise. If you don’t know why I’m writing a Gratitude Journal, here’s the… Continue reading Gratitude Journal #2