On Simplifying and Saying Goodbye.

Saying goodbye after 10 years of blogging.

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Happy Birthday;or What Now?

December is my birthday month and Sunday is my birthday. This is my personal “new year” and traditionally the time when I reflect the past year and plan for the fresh one on the horizon.     As you know, I’ve had lots of time on my hands lately (ahem) due to unemployment and now […]

Are We Really That Busy? or I’m Beginning to Think It’s Me

Somehow I thought adulthood would be more social… …late nights spent laughing and drinking with friends around a table littered with empty wine-stained glasses, bread crumbs, and wax candles burned down to their nubs. Maybe there would be vacations with other families and annual “Girls’ Weekend”s spent with half a dozen other women – shopping, […]

Daily Blog Challenge Day 7 – What has been your greatest success in life so far?

I’m sure it says something about my make up that this is a difficult question for me to answer. I had to sit and think about it for a while…of course, the first thing that comes to mind is surviving the embarrassing moment I shared with you yesterday. Sometimes, there are many little successes in […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 83: When the Purging Bug Hits

I feel like crap today. I tried to fight off the cold but lost. I have a headache, sore throat, and am tired. I stayed up until midnight last night to watch our recording of the Steelers game. We couldn’t watch it live because the son’s flag football team made it to the finals! #exciting!  […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 42: The Purge

Once or twice a year I go through a major purge. I’ll go through my closet and toss the clothes I no longer wear, aren’t flattering, or don’t fit me properly. I’ll clean out all the lotion samples from my bathroom drawers or match all the Tupperware and leftover containers to their lids and recycle or […]