Welcome to the Wilderness

My husband and I are listening to an audiobook that includes many stories of survival in the wilderness. One thing’s for sure, if my man took off into the mountains, he’d not only survive, he’d have an Airbnb made of sticks and grizzly bear pelt up and running in about two weeks..with rudimentary plumbing and…

When Hope kicks discouragement to the curb..

On a frustration scale of one to ten..ten being trying to score tickets to Hamilton when the show came to town, I’d say getting my 89 year old mom a reservation for her Covid Vaccine rated a solid 17. Honestly, I’m too tired to review all the details, but suffice it to say after getting…

Oh the tangles..

Weeks ago I read a compelling article about continuing education for the sake of continuing education… learning just to keep learning.. working the brain simply to keep the brain working. At 58 I figured I’d better make some cognitive investments so that I will hopefully still be firing on all cylinders when I’m 68.. 78…..

Roots ‘n Fruits

Last week (or the week before) I wrote a post about mind maps. I was intrigued by the concept, but as I attempted to make my own map for my 2021 planner, I kept feeling like I needed to change the lay-out from this: To something more like this: You see the more I jotted…

Here we hope again..

My husband and I have scheduled our first vacation for fall of 2021. It’s an easy drive straight up I-95 to two of our favorite southern cities: Charleston and Savannah. Favorite cities, favorite hotels, favorite restaurants.. it’s so exciting to have a trip scribbled in my planner again! “What if you don’t get your vaccines…

Spreadin’ the news..

Nothing seems to travel faster than the news that Santa “isn’t real.” It’s as if spreading that radioactive nugget of ruinous information becomes job #1 for the child whose holiday fantasies are suddenly dismantled. Misery loves company as they say.. 2020 has sure been an object lesson in that fact, hasn’t it? Facebook became the…