Adulting, Be Courageous, Children, Family, Good Stress, Truth

Day 51

I laughed way to hard about this quote. “I thought raising teenagers would be like those goofy old Brady Bunch episodes about curfews, acne and dating. It’s not. It’s more like Survivor meets Dateline – hang in there and don’t murder anyone.” I wish I knew who wrote it. I would laugh and cry with… Continue reading Day 51

Be Courageous, Books, Dreams, Goals, Good Stress, Grand Adventure

Day 44

Packed 24 boxes of books today and we are not even half way through our collection. Relocating is a lot of work and stress. Good stress and necessary work. Toss in a full time day job and maintaining a full time writing career on top of relocating. Can I just say that I am exhausted?… Continue reading Day 44

Adulting, Goals, Good Stress, Grand Adventure

Day 43

Of the hostage situation..my brain has my heart on a roller coaster. My heart says I need to get off this ride. My brain says not just yet. My soul says, y’all be quiet and hold on. God is in control of this ride.

Good Stress, Grand Adventure, Life, waiting

Day 33

I have never been a passive when it comes to waiting. I have to do something. This is not a good thing for a person in the process of buying a house with a spouse and planning a relocation of her family. So many moving parts and people involved. I’m waiting to hear what my… Continue reading Day 33

Adulting, Announcement, ❤️ our readers, Dreams, Good Stress, Grand Anventure, Hello Monday, Thankful, The O'Gara Clan

Announcement: New Castle

The O’Gara Clan is relocating. That means you might see some gaps in posting or some rants of a crazed woman as we go through this move. We are super excited about a new home and can’t wait to share the crazy with you dear reader. I will attempt to keep the screaming to a… Continue reading Announcement: New Castle

Adulting, Event, Goals, Good Stress, Grand Anventure

Day 31

...of the hostage situation.....not really it just feels that way. I am exhausted and can't sleep. Big changes are coming for myself and my family. We are under contract on a new house and the moving stress is coming. Prayers, chocolate, and red wine will follow. Have you moved to a new city? What are… Continue reading Day 31

Adulting, Goals, Good Stress, Looking Forward

Day 28

Exhaustion can come in different forms. You can be physically tired and an hour or two nap makes you feel better. Maybe not ready to go grocery shopping better, but less exhausted. You can be bone weary. That takes several hours of sleep to fix. There is brain exhaustion. A tired mind can't keep thoughts… Continue reading Day 28