Archive for October 2017

I really just need the cake

There is a saying, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too” meaning that we often want more than is possible because once you eat the cake, it is gone. You no longer have it. This proverb got me thinking about what I want out of life. Are my desires and expectations appropriate or... Read more »

How often do you laugh?

In a the interview packet for work, one of the questions is “How do you bring fun to the work place?” I love that question because I know how important it is to laugh especially during a difficult day at work or even just in life. I was lucky enough to work in the same... Read more »

Is it possible to live the life of your dreams?

When I was in my twenties, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life. I had a variety of interests, and I knew that I wanted to be a mother, but the rest was fuzzy. I got a degree in Psychology because that was interesting. I worked in many different types of... Read more »

Is the black and white photo challenge fun?

Have you heard about this black and white photo challenge that is going around Facebook? The challenge is to post every day for seven days in a row a black and white photo that describes your life. At first I thought, “Sure, I can do this.” Then I realized there are a couple of rules:... Read more »

Have you ever wondered about law school?

When I was 21, I entertained the idea of attending law school. It wasn’t a thought lead by passion, but more just an area that interested me. After graduating from college, I ended up working in social work with teenage girls in crisis, and once gain considered looking into law school to help troubled teens.... Read more »

"Oh, she had strong opinions"

There is so much going on in the world today that most days my head feels heavy. Between political differences, racial inequality, unethical treatment of women and girls by those in power and my own life crossroads, life is challenging. I am appalled and disgusted by these situations, but I am not sure how to... Read more »

My mammogram is tomorrow! When is yours?

It is Breast cancer awareness month, so please get your mammograms and do your self-exams, and make sure that your loved ones do as well. I have my appointment October 6th! My Grandmother died from breast cancer back when I was 18 so I have always been aware of my risks. When I was younger,... Read more »

Are "bad times" good?

With the weather beginning to cool with the arrival of autumn a short time ago, I look forward to the changing of the seasons with fall being my very favorite one. Decades ago I moved to Florida in September, and by December I was missing the change in weather. Granted, in Chicago it gets too... Read more »