What happens when you throw caution to the wind and watch it blow away? Do that thing you have been thinking about forever. Jump off that what if train. Maybe you fall face first in the dirt. Maybe you don’t. One thing I know for sure, if you don’t jump you will never know.
This will be post 365. Next post will be 1 January 2021....here is my profound statement for the new year. It’s not an original idea, I edited it, still it is worthy of the last post of the year. Practice the pause. When in doubt, pause. When angry, pause. When tired, pause. When stressed, pause.… Continue reading Last Post of the Year….
Walk in to 2021 with a clear plan. Do not carry with you any resentment or pain of the past. If you owe me, forget it, we're square. I never loan, only give and don't expect a repayment. If you wronged me, I forgave you already. If you're angry with me, I've let it go.… Continue reading Here Comes a New Begining
This is happy me. I like happy me. I have been happy me off and on in my life, however I have been consistently happy for almost five years now. My secret to happiness is this, live simply, make love your filter for what you do, and do not entertain negativity even for a second.… Continue reading This is Happy
Every year I decide on a theme for my work and a goal for my life. 2019 it was simplify. 2020 was focus. Now is the time to think about what you want to accomplish next year and work toward that goal. Ask yourself some of the questions I’m asking myself. What is important in… Continue reading A Bright future
I love real mail. Paper and stamps and cards and words... It takes time to mail a real letter. Few humans take the time to send cards or letters. Even at Christmas time there is an overwhelming feeling that sending cards is not a priority anymore. It is truly a dying art. I wonder if… Continue reading I ❤️ Mail
I am from everywhere and no where. I spent a quarter of my life in Texas, a quarter of my life in England and half of my life in Florida. I also consider myself fairly well traveled. When someone asks me where I am from mostly I say Florida since it feels most like home.… Continue reading Where Are you From?
I want to skip the holiday this week. That would be selfish. Americans love their USA holidays. It’s so much stress and does not fit into my focused simple life plan. My children don’t like traditional Thanksgiving food. Often we serve alternative meals. This year we are, for the first time, going to a restaurant… Continue reading Traditionally I’m Over It
Spending money is so easy. Eating that decadent dessert is so easy. Sleeping later is so easy. Speaking negatively about yourself is so easy. Self discipline is not impossible. It does take work. Being a decent human takes continual attention. If you drop your guard even a little, you find yourself three steps back on… Continue reading It’s so easy…
How many times a week do I sit down and my writing muse does not show up to play? Let us just say several. No matter what you do creatively if inspiration doesn’t strike you, leave it alone. Walk away. Sometimes an idea will hit you when you are thinking about something else. Don’t get… Continue reading Out of Office