Thursday Thumbs Up

Thursday Thumbs Up and an Update on my Reluctance Realization

Well, these past couple of weeks have really been draining.  I have been stressed to the hilt about money and being behind in my grading at work and being a bit overscheduled (that may or may not be an understatement) and not being able to keep my house clean and organized for more than a… Continue reading Thursday Thumbs Up and an Update on my Reluctance Realization

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My Life’s Work: Reluctance – A surprise #31days post

So, I think I just figured out something about myself.  Much of what I do in life I do with some level of reluctance. It is an epiphany. I am unsure why I just realized it, but here it is, staring me in the face like one of those tattoos people end up with in… Continue reading My Life’s Work: Reluctance – A surprise #31days post

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22 Random Acts Of Kindness On Her 22nd Birthday

This is something I can totally get behind! This year, for my daughter's "heart birthday" (the anniversary of the date she received her heart transplant), I asked people to celebrate by doing a Random Act of Kindness (RAOK). I love the idea of doing them every year and adding one for each additional year though.… Continue reading 22 Random Acts Of Kindness On Her 22nd Birthday

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Slogging Through vs. Blogging Through

That pretty much looks like my life feels right now.  Big piles of sticky, grimy, muddy mess.  It feels like each day I'm just slogging through, trying to get to a temporary dry patch.  And lately, I've been expecting to find a dry patch and, instead, just find more muddy puddles.  So, I'm feeling pretty… Continue reading Slogging Through vs. Blogging Through

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Introducing To-Do Tuesdays (used to be Travelin’ Tuesdays)

I am changing my blog schedule slightly.  I originally had Tuesdays reserved for travel posts, but I find that I just don't like writing about travel much.  I like pictures and I can use those on Wordless Wednesdays, but I don't like writing actual details about my travels a whole lot.  I sometimes write reviews… Continue reading Introducing To-Do Tuesdays (used to be Travelin’ Tuesdays)