Adulting, Devotion, Family, Good Manners, Honest, Kindness, Love

Appreciate Who You Love

So many humans take for granted the people who love them the most. They assume their family and friends will always be there doing what they always do. Don’t make that mistake. Show them you really are thankful for them. That’s that love does.

Adulting, Aging, Change, Family, Honest, Human, Life, Thoughts

Memory is a Strange Friend

I am struggling to remember simple things like conversations with my husband from this morning but ask me what I wore to the 8th grade prom I’ll describe it too you down to the pink asymmetrical hemline. Why is memory so weird? I’m worried that like many of my relatives I will develop dementia. Every… Continue reading Memory is a Strange Friend

Adulting, Be Radical, Family, Honest, Human, Kindness, Life

Who Has Your Back

It’s important for humans to know who is fighting for them. If you are willing to be there for someone tell them. If you would do anything for a person, tell them. When they call upon you to help, do what you said you would do. It’s simple.

Adulting, Change, Family, Goals, Grand Adventure, Home, Human, The O'Gara Clan

A Full House

My house is a shambled mess right now. We just moved and are unpacking. I was grumbling about all we have to do and my momma said… “A full house means you have a life”. That is one of the best things my momma every said to me. She is right! It’s a fantastic sight.… Continue reading A Full House

Adulting, Announcement, Change, Family, Grand Adventure, Home, The O'Gara Clan

Announcement

The O’Gara Clan is relocating this week. There might be delays in posting on our blog. Thank you for your patience. We can’t wait to share this next adventure with you Dear Reader.

Adulting, Be Radical, Human, Kindness, Love

Day 121

Being a human #121 Learn to love other humans without the “...but..” Love them with “... even though ...” I love you even though we have different opinions. I love you even though I don’t agree with your choices. I love you even though we are different.

Adulting, Family, Good Manners, Home, Parenting, Respect

Day 115

Being a human #115 Humans are allowed to expect the fellow humans in their lives, homes and families to do what what is right. Humans are allowed to place expectations on the members of their household. Humans are allowed to be grumpy when those other humans do not do as they are expected. Today, I… Continue reading Day 115

Adulting, Be Courageous, Grand Anventure, Looking Forward

Day 26

“Hold on to your slip, darling.” Life is changing at a rapid rate. One minute you’re comfy in your circle skirt and Mary Jane’s; the next minute you’re comparing mortgage rates and hiring a realtor. Seems that is how life is though. When important things happen they happen fast. A big part of adulting is… Continue reading Day 26

Books, Family, Looking Forward

Day 22

Writer’s Log Day 22... Finished the draft of Prayer After Prayer, a new book I’m working on. Handed off to my first editor, AKA my mother. She gets a first look at all my work. Well, most of it. Why? Well, she’s my mother. Do you have a Mom? I mean you must since you… Continue reading Day 22

Children, Goals, Grand Anventure, Looking Forward

Day 13

Life is a cake walk for some and digging ditches for others. I’ve been at both ends of the line. Today life is amazing, less ditches and more cake. If I could telepathically send all my life experience and common sense to my children and grandchildren that would be great. How do you share experience… Continue reading Day 13