Simplifying · Stop the Insanity

Living in Too Much, but Feeling Not Enough

I am living in the world of the Too Much.  I have Too Much stuff.  I eat Too Much food.  I have Too Much stuff to do.  Are you living that life as well?  That world is easy to get to.  It is all around us.  The grocery store, with all its shelves and product… Continue reading Living in Too Much, but Feeling Not Enough

Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday – Only is Enough

Back again for another Five Minute Friday.  It seems that is about the maximum amount of time I can find each week to actually write on this blog right now.  Sigh...but, at least I have Five Minute Friday.  This week's prompt is only. Here we go... Yesterday, I came to a realization.  I mean, I… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Only is Enough

hallmark movies and mysteries · Inspiration · Life Events

Hoping for A Hallmark Holiday

Affiliate links included. I am currently watching holiday movies on the Hallmark Channel (or Hallmark Movies and Mysteries).  And I'm hoping for a Hallmark Holiday.  It would be formulaic but in a good way.  It always starts out a little rough, but it always ends up in the best possible way.  Right now is my… Continue reading Hoping for A Hallmark Holiday

Be more series · Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday – Excuse

I am joining Five Minute Friday again this week.  This week's prompt is "excuse".  Here goes: This seems like a particularly meaningful prompt this week.  I have had a rough couple of weeks.  Really, a rough couple of months.  Although many things have gone well, other things have gone off the rails.  And for each… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Excuse

Book Reviews · Tuesday Truth

Tuesday Truth: Read a book, shine a light

I came across this quotation tonight while perusing Facebook: Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. –Vera Nazarian And it struck me that perhaps this has been a major part of my problem over the last decade or so.  Not enough good book reading. … Continue reading Tuesday Truth: Read a book, shine a light

Five Minute Friday · Life Events

Five Minute Friday – Discover

I am back for another Five Minute Friday.  These free writing exercises are really about the only thing I can manage some (most?) weeks.  And the community for them is wonderfully supportive and generous and lovely.  So, what else could I ask for really?  This week's prompt is "Discover". This week has been a pretty… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Discover