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…

What does PEACE mean to you?

So here’s a question to consider as we claw our way out of the smelly, nasty pit that was 2020.. If you were to climb onto Santa’s lap and.. (never mind) If you were to launch a note folded up as a paper airplane over Santa’s protective plexiglass barrier asking for peace… and Santa said…

Asking the tough questions..

Theo Tsaousides, Ph.D. is a neuropsychologist, speaker, and author who wrote an article in Psychology Today comparing Passion and Obsession. Even though this piece was published in 2016, the information is still totally relevant today, maybe even more so after the strange year so many of us have experienced. In yesterday’s post, I encouraged you to…

Life Privilege

My daughter texted me video of her first ‘real walk’ using crutches last night. She had major orthopedic surgery in early November and after 6 weeks using a walker, was given the green light yesterday to put weight on her leg. I’ve hidden her face to preserve her privacy, but you’d better believe there’s a…

Perspective

I recently helped my daughter organize her closet. What has allowed me to maximize storage space has always been my “ability” 😉 to look at these areas three dimensionally. Designing a great closet system is not just about maximizing square feet, it’s about maximizing volume. Over the years I have put shelving on the inside…

What I learned this week..

This week was a veritable buffet table of life lessons for me.  Some of the things I learned can best be summed up by a few, classic sayings.. WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS, MAKE LEMONADE. My husband is a lemonade making machine. I continuously marvel at his ability to adapt. When he first retired last…