I need to write more here and maybe soon I will. Currently in my spare time, I edit and manage a blog for a dear friend of mine Jeff Roebuck. http://jeffspeakstolife.org/ He writes a lot about his own journey and mental health. He has a lovely approach to dealing with life's issues. I am quite … Continue reading Behind the Scenes Somewhere Else
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Today is March the 1st, 2021. I have been in front of a computer for the better part of a day trying to solve a problem. I did, you know! I solved it. I persevered until I got a satisfactory solution. I realized this about myself sometime ago. I … Continue reading The Sweet Satisfaction of Solving the Problem
I've spent a majority of my life believing I'm lazy, and yet I had a hard time resting today. How does that make any sense? See, I keep 3 of my grandchildren 4 days a week. My other 2 (soon to be 3) grandchildren were here over the weekend as well with my daughter. Sunday, … Continue reading Lazy Lies
Reason #31 I am boring... Feast your eyes on this masterpiece. I dressed up as Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens for Halloween last year. I fabricated most of what you see in the picture. I will say I was pretty proud of myself when it all came together! As I walked around my neighborhood with my grandbabies trick-or-treating, … Continue reading Is Rey As Boring As Me?
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
Writing Challenge Day 17 and 18 What is your Zodiac sign and does it fit? & Name 30 random facts about yourself. I am a Cancer, the Crab. Yeah it fits me pretty well, but I am not a big follower of all things Zodiac. I will say that I believe that the day, time of year and … Continue reading I’m Crabby and I Know It
Free After years of being held emotionally captive, a recent event severed the ties that had me bound and I was set free. He made a choice to finally let me go. It was conscience and intentional. It was shocking. We'd been estranged for years and years at my choice. It was the only way I … Continue reading What Happens When Freedom Sets You Adrift?
Writing Challenge Day 8 - Share something you struggle with. I struggle with ... me. That sounds stupid. What kind of person struggles with themselves? This kind of person I suppose, because I am struggling with me. That is the way it feels most of the time. This grand battle ensues in my own mind daily; I … Continue reading The Struggle; Me, Hope, Cheese, Whine, and a Pool
Writing Challenge Day 6 - Five keys to win my heart Laughter - Make me laugh. Laugh with me. Be silly with me until we giggle uncontrollably. Laughter truly is good medicine and for me has a serious bonding effect. It does the heart, mind, soul, and body good. Adoration - Tell me I'm pretty and make me believe it. I … Continue reading Has Anyone Seen the Keys…to my heart?