It’s not too early…

Valentines Day is right around the corner folks and (not to be a Debbie downer but..) I think more than a few of us will be NOT eating out, NOT going to the theater, NOT dancing and NOT going on a week-end get-away– so you may want to think ahead to how you can create…

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…

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…

What makes a great family?

My husband and I are knee-deep in Netflix’s production of “The Crown.” What a terrific ride through history and a ‘fly on the wall’ perspective of the inner-workings of the royal family; especially Queen Elizabeth. Without giving anything away, let me just say I had no idea of the extent of the torment, sadness and…

The Tale of the Lemon Tree

Last year, I decided I wanted a lemon tree. My husband and I picked out the healthiest one we could find at our local landscaping store, carefully wrapped it in plastic and slid it sideways into the back of my SUV for the short trip home. Once there, we transferred the tree into the new…