Like many months, there’s been lots of ups and downs in September but this post is about smiling, dammit, so that’s what I’ll bring out–the sunny smiles. My Process Because I don’t usually remember particular days and when I specifically smiled, I have a process to jog my memory. First I go to my calendar… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile September 2018
In a moment of weakness on October 11th, after 10 1/2 weeks of being Facebook free, I logged into Facebook. Ugh. What a mistake. I looked around for evidence that something had changed and that it was different from when I left, but that wasn’t the case. There were people still arguing about trump (he’ll… Continue reading Facebook Free Fridays
It had to happen sooner or later, right? My oldest daughter just turned 20 last Monday. She flew into San Diego and the family got to spend some time together to open presents, eat cake, spoil her mercilessly, and reminisce. Today, my daughter sent a text asking if it was okay if she stayed at… Continue reading First Thanksgiving Without My Oldest
I feel like a celebrity! Is this my 15 minutes of fame? Back in January, I entered a writing contest to be in a book published by Dream Dinners. My entry is not going to be put in the book which is somewhat depressing, but the bonus is that my family and I get to… Continue reading Is This My 15 Minutes of Fame?