November 27, 2015

The Changing of the Guard

It is official…I am off Thanksgiving duty.  For no less than 25 years I have been the cook, picker-upper, baker, briner…of the biggest meal of the year. This year, my […]
March 8, 2016

I’m Coming Back Better Than Ever

It has been clear to me for a long time that I am not the same girl I used to be.  I changed along the way, and I didn’t know […]
March 24, 2016

Words Matter, Especially Important Ones

One Tuesday about 15 years ago the kids took off for school and I laid down for a while: I wasn’t feeling well.  My husband came back to the house, […]
August 1, 2016

One Year Ago I Started Over

One year ago, my husband pulled out of the driveway to go to work, I picked up a truck, packed everything I had room to take with me, and moved […]
August 9, 2016
second chance late in the game

Second Chance…Late in the Game

Since I am starting over at sixty, I get a do-over…a second chance, late in the game, at life. I don’t take that for granted.  It wasn’t the way I thought […]
September 21, 2016

Being Alone Vs. Being Lonely

I am an only child, so I have always been used to being alone.  And, I love being alone.  In my single years, I rented apartments that I could afford on […]
October 24, 2017

Guess What: I am Happy. Care to Join Me?

Seems like a no-brainer, right.  As the song goes, “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.”  While I am not clapping my hands I have become aware […]
November 20, 2017

Being Thankful and Being Grateful

As we head into the busy holiday season, I am thinking about what makes me thankful-grateful.  There is along list.  But the things that I am thankful for are not […]
November 27, 2017

Hand-off the Holidays and Have a Blast!

<a href=””>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Hand-off the holidays now!  Because, I know that most of us remember the days when the holidays meant thousands of tasks that had to […]