The Miracle of Motherhood

Like everyone, no one is perfect, and so even moms have their moments, too. Of course, I'm sure I didn't think this as a young child and certainly not as a teen. But as I grew and became a mother myself, I realized there are all sorts of mothers. Mothers who care. Mothers who hover. …

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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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Thirty-three Years & Counting

On July 2, hubs and I celebrated the big three-three. It was a unique day in which we received word from our realtor that we had some offers on our house for sale. It had just went on the market on June 30 and had three offers by the following day. Now, is that cause …

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Marriage & Major Life Transitions

Hubs and I are in the middle of a major move. He is retiring from his job of thirty years and I just recently quit my job in order to help make the transition. We are moving from the nearest bigger city to his hometown of about 2,000 people. It is a quaint town where …

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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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Integrity: Communicating With Honesty

Last month I named the title of this blog post without fully knowing the guts of it. I usually have a good idea of what the post will be about and keep it close in thought. However, a lot has happened in the last month to affect my thinking on the topic. A more appropriate …

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Integrity & The Little White Lie

Do you know what happens when we tell a little white lie? That is, besides the rise in blood pressure and the "looking over your shoulder" part? Is telling a little white lie as harmless as it seems? And are little white lies okay some of the time or not at all? Or does it …

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