2021 Mind(re)set

I spent some time over the past few days happily filling in my 2021 planner..until, that is, I got to the blank, mind map page. Mind map? Don’t laugh, I literally had to look it up..and now I get it. A mind map is a way to visually present a goal and the mechanisms/tasks/habits required…

I want my Fahrvergnügen back!

Memories of my youth fall into categories for me; Christmases, vacations, school etc.. and then there’s the back seat. I have an entire ‘memory file’ full of terrifying recollections of me sitting in the back seat of cars that were going way, way, way too fast. There were no speed limits where I grew up,…

Hanging on?

A few months ago I shared a story about a “foot grater” that removes dry skin off your heels. In my excitement to try the new device, I over-shredded my feet and pretty much had to tip toe through the ensuing week because my poor tootsies were so raw and painfully sore. Lesson learned: The…

Well, that was fun..

NOT!! I just spent several days formulating our 2020 household budget..UGH!!! Step one was combing through our expenses for 2019..which was probably not that representative of a “normal” year thanks to a big move and a major home renovation. But the data was still informative.. and I was able to tease out a realistic budget…

They’re back!

Well, I did it. I think the final kicker for me was when my husband and I went out for a drink before a show last December. The place was elegant, the mood was festive and because it was so crowded, we wound up sitting at the bar. As I sipped my overpriced cocktail, I…

Back to Reality

You know how I know I had a great holiday? My jeans are tight.. I’ve got post-everyone’s departed depression and I have a pimple on my cheek. Yup. It was awesome.. I’m not even kidding.. and now it’s back to reality.