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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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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Vacations Are Restorative

Vacations are, or should be, restorative. Don't you think? For years, I took vacations to catch up on life. I would carefully carve out a date and then, when approved, spend the week catching up on everything I couldn't get done while working a 40-hour week. I would run errands, schedule long put-off doctor appointments, …

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October Days & Fitness

October days. Now, these are the days that bring a fresh wave of nostalgia to the air. Hot summer days are a thing of the past, and cold winter days are not quite here yet. It's time to slow down and watch the leaves fall, wave at everyone...well, since we can't really see smiles right …

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Plan To Be Surprised

Yes, this title is from the movie, "Dan In Real Life" starring Steve Carrell. Before this movie, I didn't even know who Steve Carrell was, but I knew that I loved the message of the movie. Plan to be surprised. The thing about life is that everything is always changing. You start out your day …

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The Space Between

What happens in the space between each blog? What a reader sees is what a writer writes. But, most of the living happens in between the writing, out there somewhere, someplace. And, the living is what keeps a writer from writing more. Sure, it gives a writer more to write about. But, if a busy …

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