Archive for May 2017

Is it good to rely on others?

It is difficult for me to rely on others even though I sometimes need to. and I know that it is good for me to need others. My parents raised me to be a very competent person. I learned how to cook, clean, pay bills, shovel snow, mow the lawn, check my oil, do laundry,... Read more »

Does everything “really” happen for a reason?

I got in a car accident this week. It was minor, and no one was hurt, but why did it happen, fate or happenstance? Then a person was telling me about a recent breakup, and it evolved into discussion about why. Why do relationships end? If that last fight had not occurred, would we still... Read more »

Dreamers create and build

“We need men who can dream of things that never were.” -John F. Kennedy Passions, abilities and decisions control the direction of our lives. I often reflect on my own life and the decisions that I have made with some simple questions. Can I look at my life and decide what I am passionate about? What can I create... Read more »

For that I am grateful

Chief Tecumseh said, “When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.” Whether my life is causing me sadness or happiness, there is always something to be grateful for. I may often struggle... Read more »

Losing Myself to Motherhood

I recall how I always looked forward to becoming a mother. I focused on that desire more than I probably should have back then. In April 1992 my wish came true with the birth of my daughter Taylor. The birth of Morgan in 1994 and Sydney in 1996 would complete that dream for me. I was... Read more »

Seven Steps to a Good “Selfie”

Background: Pay attention to the background. Are there other people in it? Think about the purpose of the photo. Is it just a picture of you or do you want to show people something?
Taking SELFIES is a fun way to connect with others and show what you are up to. It is also easier than having to ask your family and friends to keep snapping picture after picture of you until you get one that you like. My fellow blogger, Little Merry Sunshine inspired this post after a recent... Read more »

3 Options When Jealousy Rears It’s Ugly Head

Two people I know posted this week that they either got a book deal or are in the process. I am happy for them; I really am, but I am also, oh so jealous. So what can I do? Here are my three top options.  1. Let those jealous feelings show by acting like a big, mean... Read more »