Adulting, Be Courageous, Be Radical, Dreams, Faith, Goals, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life

Do What You Dare

Is there anything you want to do that someone has said to you that you can’t do it? Is there any harm in it for you or anyone else? No? Well then, is it something that will make you happy or simply bring joy? Yes? Do it. Don’t listen to those who have no courage… Continue reading Do What You Dare

Adulting, Children, Goals, Honest, Life

Side Effects of Convenience

I saw the strangest thing today a teenager who could not operate a computer. His grandma said it’s because he has always done everything on his phone. I wonder how he will make it in college when he has to type a term paper? Are we crippling our future generations by giving them too many… Continue reading Side Effects of Convenience

Adulting, Be Courageous, Honest, Human, Life, Relationships, Respect, Truth

Commitment

Some humans have trouble with commitment. They want all the rewards and fun of the steady thing and the freedom of no strings attached at the same time. There is true agony sometimes in the choosing. We are taught that it is an either/or choice. The truth is it can be both. If commitment is… Continue reading Commitment

Adulting, Be Radical, Goals, Happy, Life, The Right Thing, Truth

If it Makes You Happy

Do you want to be happy? Most people say they do, but then sabotage their own happiness with ridiculous things. One of the most common things they do is surrounding themselves with miserable humans. Happiness is a choice. Choosing who you hang out with, live with or spend time with is your choice. Yes, you… Continue reading If it Makes You Happy

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