Blogging Promise and Schedule for 2019

The history of my blog is sporadic at best. My faithful friends and readers know that I started my blog shortly after my 50th birthday and kept it going for several years. I loved that time on my blog. I met many interesting bloggers and felt the joy of a new creative outlet. Life changes and as I got closer to my 53rd birthday I … Continue reading Blogging Promise and Schedule for 2019

Time To Come Back?

I am sitting at home today. It was not planned. I had a jury summons. Responsible citizen that I am, I requested a sub to manage my classroom for the day and headed off to the Weld County Courthouse bright and early Wednesday morning. Upon passing through security  I was shuffled into a large room where I listened to a judge talk about the great … Continue reading Time To Come Back?

Cultivating A Gracious Demeanor

Happy Monday, everyone. One of my goals for 2015 is to begin cultivating a more gracious demeanor. I am not talking about putting pretences or  not allowing my natural personality to shine in social situations. Rather, I am interested in being more  mindful and aware of the art of making people feel relaxed, and valued in my presence. Other than remembering the basics of saying … Continue reading Cultivating A Gracious Demeanor

Single Living: A Year Of New Adventures

Happy Single Living Thursday, everyone!            It has been party time here at the next 50 years. I am now officially 51! Being reflective in nature that means I spent a good portion of the past few days thinking about what I want my 51st year of life to look like. I came up with only one word, fabulous. One word … Continue reading Single Living: A Year Of New Adventures

Regaining Joy After The Loss Of My Mother

Hi everyone! Happy Thursday 🙂 This post is different from my usual topics, written in response to several requests I have received. If you have ever had to deal with the devastating loss of a loved one, especially your mother, I hope that by sharing my story I can be of some hope and comfort to you. The day my mother passed away: May skies, … Continue reading Regaining Joy After The Loss Of My Mother

Minimalist Monday: Be A Rebel With A Cause!

Minimalist Mondays are dedicated to finding love, adventure, and joy in everyday living through the pursuit of a more simplistic lifestyle. By allowing only what is useful and meaningful into our lives and letting go of that which ties us down, we are better able to live a life of purpose, both for ourselves and for others. Welcome to Minimalist Monday! For those of you … Continue reading Minimalist Monday: Be A Rebel With A Cause!