Keeping Up Despite Setbacks

This week has been an interesting week. Probably only because I always have high hopes for getting things done in my work life and my home life. Within the last few weeks, I have made the decision to retire again from full-time office work in two years instead of ten years. This is so I …

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When Good Strategies Lose Their Shine

On Saturday, the first day of October, I pulled the rest of my monthly to-dos from my pretty little box. I had three left. And I knew what two of them were for sure. Find a professional photographer for my next book's headshot. And finish my second book. And, well, you and I both know …

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Small Changes Make for Big Progress

Last week, I blogged about reducing my time on social media. And guess what? I did. I was able to do just what I needed to do and focus some of my time on studying my lesson for the class I'm teaching and also take some down time to just chill. I even took time …

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At A Crossroads: Decision Time

As I struggle to promote my first book, complete my second book, work a full-time job, take time for all the things I need to do and want to do, as well as have time for selfcare, I'm considering giving up social media. It's not exactly what I want to do, but more like what …

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The Challenge of Keeping Life Simple

Didn't I just say in my last blog that I'd be posting at least once each week? And here it is two weeks later? My, how time flies, and how we can let our days fill up. What's Been Happening Purple night skies - Sept 4, 2022 Last weekend, we went to visit with my …

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When the Seasons Change So Do Our Lives

From Winter into Spring I have known for a while now that when the seasons change so do our lives. And it’s not just about the foods we eat and the clothes we wear. It’s about how we feel as the temperatures rise or fall. It’s about how we embrace or resist the daylight or …

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Setting & Meeting Goals

Since January 3rd, the day I pulled my first to-do slip out of my pretty little box, I have been working toward completing that one goal. What did I pull? That little slip of paper read, "Develop preliminary account sheets for our expenses and other accounts." What? Establishing the Project The to-do pulled on January …

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