Yes, indeed, I am very behind in my 6 Reasons to Smile series post for November. I think it’s because I spent more time writing for Medium instead of for my own blog, and I ended up semi-burned out. Perhaps a mistake to change my focus but perhaps not. I’m still learning. If you’ve never… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile November 2018
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!
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’ve been practicing being thankful and although I don’t always remember to do it, I remember at least once a week. It’s usually when I’m out walking my dog and the sun is starting to set or some other quiet time. The reminder comes in the form of amazing colors from the sunset or a… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
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
Facebook has made it so that trends start easily. Ideas by one can catch on by many. I can’t remember where or when this trend of sharing daily posts about what one is grateful for got started. To me, it’s not a worthwhile exercise. I start to read what someone wrote about being grateful for… Continue reading Top 10 Silly Things I am Grateful For
I want to be honest here and say that the posts some of my friends are writing on Facebook in anticipation of Thanksgiving is bugging me. For example, Day One: I am so thankful for my amazing husband who puts up with all my stuff, and still manages to love me.” Hmmm….I wonder if this… Continue reading A New Look at the Thanksgiving Posts