We have all heard the advice about taking days one at a time. It is the foundation of most twelve step programs. I am on a program of my own for the next twelve days as I prepare for hand surgery. A "pantser" is someone who, “flies by the seat of their pants,” meaning they … Continue reading One day at a Time
When I was a child May Day was a fun event. There were festivals, flowers, sweet treats, dances, and May poles. I remember it being a celebration of Spring. I wonder what happened to May Day fun? I don't hear of that anymore. In any case, today is beautiful where I am. The sun is … Continue reading It is May Day
My husband is the adult in the house who cooks. I can cook and I am good at it. He is better. I bake, so cookies cakes and pies are my thing and he cooks most meals. I had to step away from writing. I am going through a bit of a writer's block. I … Continue reading Procrastination Can Be Helpful
I can't be the only one who sees some silver in the lining of this cloud we are living in. This step back from life has given humans a pause to consider what is really important. They are looking at the necessary things and deciding what they can live without. We are all realizing what … Continue reading Let’s Go Back
Today is not the day to worry. Today is not the day to panic. Today is not the day to focus negative thought. Today is not the day to fight. Today is not the day to doubt. Today is the day to love. Today is the day to appreciate what you have. Today is the … Continue reading Not Today
I have seen this post all over social media lately that says, "Tell those you love that you love them. Tomorrow is not promised." It has a few different variations, but we have all seen it. A friendly reminder that life is short. Death is inevitable. Not everyone you love knows you love them. What … Continue reading What is Wrong With You?
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