Family, Grand Anventure, Sunday Thoughts, The O'Gara Clan

Day 3

Today we took a mini road trip. We looked at potential towns for relocation. We like our little rental house. Emphasis on the little. One of our 2021 goals is to create an O'Gara Clan estate. Fingers crossed and prayers said. Hopefully this is our year. Our requirements for a new home are: Enough square… Continue reading Day 3

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Question Everything, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

This is Happy

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

Be Radical, Christmas, Focused Simplicity, Thoughts, Truth, Words

I ❤️ Mail

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

Be Radical, Believe, British, Florida, Focused Simplicity, Texas, Thoughts, Truth

Where Are you From?

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?

Be Radical, Family, Focused Simplicity, Hello Monday, Love, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Health is more than Flesh and Blood.

It’s not only imperative to teach our children healthy lifestyles for the protection of their bodies but also to protect their hearts and preserve their souls. At the core of all we teach our young, love must be the foundation and truth of all lessons.

Family, Focused Simplicity, Sunday Thoughts, The O'Gara Clan

Mini Road-trips

Want to get your family away from screens? Put everyone on the car, go an hour or two from home and pretend your from out of state. My husband sat in the back seat with the kids and I drove. We played music and sang with the radio. Spent he day pretending to be tourists.… Continue reading Mini Road-trips

Be Radical, Believe, Florida, Focused Simplicity, Thoughts, Truth

Sunshine after the Storm

Hurricanes are a fact of life in Florida. I’m used to it. So many humans ask me, “Why live there?” I live here because it’s home and the storms are not an every day occurrence. Storms remind us that rough times come but they also move on leaving the sunshine that follows. Wait for the… Continue reading Sunshine after the Storm

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You are allowed to take up space.

You and the things that make you happy are allowed to take up space. It is your responsibility to manage that space so that it does not impede on the space of your fellow humans, especially the humans you love. The mental, emotional, and physical space you need to survive are all on you and… Continue reading You are allowed to take up space.

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Focusing takes Practice

Being present is difficult in today’s distracting environment. Try this the next time you sit down for a meal, before you take that first bite. Turn off all screens. Place your phone in another room. Under your pillow is a good spot. Set the table. If your serve from the kitchen, set your place at… Continue reading Focusing takes Practice

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Love, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Animals

Not everyone likes animals. I wonder if those people think animals are just food or are random parts of nature they can ignore? Personally I like animals. Dogs, cats, giraffes, owls and elephants I love. I have always had a cat or two and a dog or three. Right now I don’t have any animals.… Continue reading Animals