Acceptance of Life Situations

So often we spend our lives searching for something else, something better, than where we are at. We work our whole lives to get to that dream in the distant future. And then, before we know it, here it is. Life has time-warped ahead, and here we are right dab in the middle of making …

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Marriage: Living La Vida Loca

Marriage Is An Adventure Living the married life, for me, is a true adventure and more so lately. Hubs and I are between homes, moving from one we've been at for over nineteen years and our soon-to-be place of retirement. This includes still working at our full-time jobs for a few more months, several trips …

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When You Know, You Know

Celebrating 34 Years Since Our First Date Happy Valentine's Day to all of you wonderful couples out there. It seems quite fitting to be writing about marriage on Valentine's Day. In three days, hubs and I will celebrate thirty-four years since our first date. We usually combine both celebrations, opting for something different each year …

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Finding Balance in Social Media

Back in October, I wrote my first post about navigating social media. I indicated that I would continue to share with you the journey of social media in my life. As a Social Media Admin by day and a book author marketing my own book by night, the challenge to learn more about social media …

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Marriage: New Discoveries

After being married thirty-two and a half years and knowing my better-half for almost thirty-four years, I learned something new about him while celebrating Christmas during a pandemic. I know, it's incredibly amazing to think you know someone, and then find out that maybe you don't know them as well as you thought you did. …

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Welcome to 2021

And just like that we are into the new year. Do we feel any different? Are we planning new goals? Have we made a list of new year's resolutions? Or perhaps, we are trying something different this year. Instead of new year's resolutions, I am trying a new way of tackling to-dos. I just learned …

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Sleep-deprived Holidays

When you think of December, do you think of sleep-deprived holidays? Or do you think of all the festive Christmas lights and beautiful Christmas carols? Do you look forward to wrapping gifts and the baking you will do? Do you mentally tick off who it is that you will send Christmas cards to - or …

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Slowing Down to the Speed of Life

Okay, so sometimes, I just need a long title to grab your attention. Do you ever feel like you're on a roller coaster ride? Not a Ferris wheel, where you're going around in circles all the time. A roller coaster, where you're racing to keep up with the constantly changing track, sometimes veering side to …

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Thanksgiving Evolved

When I was in grade school, I used to think that we continued the tradition of Thanksgiving each year to keep the memory of the first one celebrated by the Pilgrims alive. Now that I am older and look back at the Thanksgiving celebrations I've shared over the years, I can see that Thanksgiving has …

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Connections Are Important

What do you think of when you hear the word connection? Do think of things that are similarly linked or the links between mechanical or electrical components? Or do you think of work associates and family? How about communication? Like me, do you think about how we communicate with our coworkers or our loved ones, …

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