The Power of a Half Hour!

(Originally posted in 2018) Do you sometimes crawl into bed at night wondering where the day went? Are you gripped with the feeling that you “got nothing done” or that you had no “time to yourself?” What I have come to realize is that often we are simply not “time-aware.” Enter the “power 1/2 hour” Here’s…

What do you want…really?

Last week-end my husband, our dog and me walked in a local 10K “race.” We finished dead last. I don’t think my husband has finished dead last in anything in his life, but again..we had our dog who walked about 1.5 miles.. not bad for a tiny pup. It was a fun experience..something different..more like…

Sight vs. Vision

Our pastor recently challenged us to create our personal vision for 2021 and beyond. He discussed the difference between sight (seeing what’s right in front of us) and vision (that which we cannot see or touch, but can imagine.) I don’t know about you, but so much of 2020 was spent dealing with, and reacting…

One month planner update!

Well, here I am at the end of the first month of 2021, reporting on how this hot pink, little planner of mine has revolutionized my life.  I know, that’s a hefty word, but it’s absolutely appropriate. As I have previously shared, I am a woman of great intentions with embarrassingly poor follow through. Over…

Blessed with an awful memory

My 89 year old mom has been struggling with her memory as of late. People’s names are becoming a particular problem and it frustrates the heck out of her when she can’t recall one she should know..like the name of her doctor. “Mom,” I always remind her “it rhymes with Costco..” but she just can’t…

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…