I am sure that those of you who read my blog on a daily basis are completely bored with my constant yammering regarding my unexpected career change. However, it bears repeating because my perception is normally twisted. You see, I don’t think I have navigated this surprise change well, but others apparently think… Continue reading The Guide
I don’t keep it a secret that I am a proud member of a 12-step recovery group for family and friends of alcoholics. Alanon has been my salvation for over fifteen years. Giving me a foundation that teaches me a new way to live which allows me to be a better wife, mother,… Continue reading Fallible
For the first time today, I heard the phrase, “sitting in the question”. I gravitated to it because that is what I have felt while navigating this new career terrain. I am simply sitting in the question waiting for the next right thing. While I am sitting, I am leaning heavily on the… Continue reading Sitting
When I get up each morning, I ask God to let me do His will, not mine, and to be open to being of service. Yesterday afternoon, I received a phone call from someone close to me who was going to have to put their dog to sleep. For the last few months, her constant… Continue reading The Observer
Motherhood is a journey layered in a variety of emotions. As Bryce completes his junior year in high school, I am starting the process of realizing that my baby is on the cusp of being shoved out of the nest…….gently, of course. Part of my parenting gift is to find humor in… Continue reading Humor
When meeting new people, I try to reserve my judgement, but that continues to be a challenge because sometimes I have very strong reactions internally. That reaction can cause me to instantly state that I am not interested in getting to know someone on a deeper level. Sometimes that reaction might be off simply… Continue reading Impressions
As I am deep into the year I will be turning fifty, I am joined by a large group of ladies who are doing the same. Last night, we were invited to a surprise party of a friend who was standing in the doorway of this illustrious occasion. Her husband flawlessly, with the help… Continue reading Party On!