When You Die

Do these things at minimum to save your loved ones extra heartache. Also to ensure things happen as you wish. 1. Write a will. 2. Tell someone where that will is and read it to them. 3. Write names on the items you want certain people to have. Please, for the love of all that … Continue reading When You Die

Family is What You Make it

Family. I have one, we all do. Human families are multi-generational and consist of multi-species. My dog is my fur baby and certainly family. We have two families. The one we are born in to and the one we choose. Blood makes one and trust makes the other. There can be love in both. Families … Continue reading Family is What You Make it

Do Not Hurt Yourself…

Striving for Perfection on Christmas. There are some things you do not know about me. There are some hidden things I keep tucked inside my soul. I do my best to be as transparent as a writer can be. I will answer any question honestly and often without sugar-coating it so the truth is easier … Continue reading Do Not Hurt Yourself…

The Power of Stopping

I kept thinking I had forgotten something. You know that nagging feeling that something important is not getting done. Check the oven. No, it’s off. Pick up my phone. Nothing on the calendar. No waiting messages. Self-doubt and anxiety were disrupting my normal existence and interfered with my quality of life. I decided that I … Continue reading The Power of Stopping

Kids These Days

Every generation has its version of this complaint. For my grandparents, it was, “Kids these days don’t know what love is” when my parents were part of the free love hippie sixties. For my mom and dad, it was, “Fashion? We had to wear homemade clothes. Music? We had to listen to one radio station. … Continue reading Kids These Days

Complacency is a Killer

Did you ever run into a friend whom you haven’t seen in a long time and wonder what happened? You know the one. The one who you did everything with and were even maybe contemplating spending forever with, yeah that one. What did you say the last time you saw them? There are a million … Continue reading Complacency is a Killer

How to Save Time

There once was a music storyteller named Jim Croce. He sang about saving time in a bottle so that he could spend eternity with his “you”. He told of how there never seems to be enough time to do the things that you want to do once you find them. In this hurry-scurry life, we … Continue reading How to Save Time