I heard a speaker* say 2 different things tonight that I cannot shake. You can only get so far looking at the problem. There is so much truth in this statement. Years ago I was playing Donkey Kong Country on Nintendo, and occasionally I would hit a snag that I simply could not figure out. … Continue reading The Problem with Rearview Mirrors
Sometimes I feel like a trampoline. Because of who I am, people regularly "leap" from my support straight into their success. I do not think this is a bad thing, per se, but it often leaves me wondering "where is my trampoline o' success?" or at the very least "where is the credit for catapulting them forward?". Oh that … Continue reading Trampoline O’ Success
Have you ever tried to cross a bridge before you got to it? Wait... don't answer that so quickly. Have you ever tried to live tomorrow today? Nope... don't answer that either. Have you ever tried to finish a project before you started it? Hey... I said to stop answering. See I am asking because I … Continue reading We Will Cross That Bridge When We Get To It
Writing Challenge Day 10 - Write about something for which you feel strongly. Be An Advocate Lately I find myself telling people, who come to me for advice about "whatever", the same thing over and over. Be your own advocate. Advocate is defined as a person who pleads on someone else's behalf. It's synonyms are … Continue reading Who Will Speak For You?
I don't remember where I heard that saying, but I have no doubt what it means. Do not pick a fight you are not relatively sure you can win. Imagine the internet is a bear (particularly the social media part). Do Not Poke the Bear. You simple will not win. You will be eaten. In … Continue reading Do Not Poke The Bear
No I am not a 45 year old woman just learning how to read. I am however shocked at the amount of adults who do not read. I'm pretty sure, for most, it's not because they do not know how. I guess I should not be shocked. I was one of them. I hated to read … Continue reading Learning to Read
Being a mother to daughters that are married with children is like being an on-call nurse, a psychologist, a advice columnist, a time-traveler, a spiritual adviser, and a lawyer. The list could go on and on. Real-estate agent, travel agent... sorry I'm getting carried away. Now I do not have training in most of those areas but that has … Continue reading Having Daughters