Motherhood: My Miracle Child

When I think of motherhood, I think of my mother and of my son. Last week I wrote a little bit about growing up with my mother. I say a little bit as even a book may not be big enough to encompass everything about our relationship and growth from children into adulthood. And so …

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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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Fully Relocated From City to Country

And just like that we are living retirement and country life (well, not really, lol). It's hard to believe we are here - finally. Just this morning hubs asked me to pinch him. Is this real? Yes, it is. For The Last Two Months The last time I updated about our move from city to …

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And Life Keeps Changing

It's time to give everyone a behind-the-scenes update of our BIG move from the city to the country. Since The End of May So much has happened since my last personal update three months ago. Thanks to our son for devoting three weeks of his summer to help us, the construction on our little casita, …

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As One Chapter Ends

It is a fifth Sunday...and time to update you, my readers, on what is happening in my life and affecting my writing. My last update was actually the first weekend of the month AND of the year. I introduced you to my new way of tackling resolutions - with my to-do box. I also mentioned …

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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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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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