Dog Days of Life and Death

I can't believe how quickly this summer has flown by!  I hear that sentiment repeated almost daily and sadly, its very true.  I don't even know what I've accomplished this summer - work or otherwise.  I have so much to finish up - new families to get on my roster, current families updated in my… Continue reading Dog Days of Life and Death

Now What?

Every once in awhile I find myself in the throes of a life change.  I don't know where it's coming from or when it's going to happen, but I know my life is changing.  These changes usually happen when I think I can't possibly manage one more thing in my life.  I'm there right now. … Continue reading Now What?

Awareness or Be-wareness?

Every day I receive a daily meditation and sometimes some sound rhetoric on how to improve myself.  This morning I received this article by Madison Taylor from "Being Aware is the First Step; Big Steps On Life's Path": "Awareness is when we are able to realize what we are doing.  We observe ourselves, noticing our reactions,… Continue reading Awareness or Be-wareness?

Blogging 101: Reasons for Blogging

Anyone who has been following me and my blog since the beginning is aware that my writing is about ME.  My intentions are to share my experiences and thoughts on things as I take my journey through life.  I hope to create thoughtful conversations and maybe even help someone who may be going through the… Continue reading Blogging 101: Reasons for Blogging

It Is What It Is ~ Accept It

Acceptance.  A very big word, isn't it?  A word that has so many implications for a plethora of reasons.  "Just accept it!"  "I accept it."  "It has been accepted." "Why can't you accept it?" "When are you going to accept it?" "Where do we accept it?" "Thank you, I accept." "I do not accept!"  "That… Continue reading It Is What It Is ~ Accept It

Spring, Stuff & Space

Today is a rainy day.  Today is also the first day of Spring.  Today I'm filled with hope, trepidation and wonder.  All those feelings - all at once.  I'm feeling like I have just lived through a massive storm and the bits and pieces that have scattered are starting to settle at the bottom of… Continue reading Spring, Stuff & Space

Evicted Demons & Lessons Learned

Every day I learn something new.  Sometimes by error, sometimes by thought, sometimes by reading, but sometimes I learn by the world crumbling around me.  From the ashes, the best lessons can be learned. One of my very favorite quotes is "I can't know what I don't know."  Think about that for a second and… Continue reading Evicted Demons & Lessons Learned