Books, Happy, Life, Thoughts, Truth, Words

Day 89

I admit it. I am a book snob. A book in the hand is better than a book on a screen. I have a dirty little secret. I cheat on my books with audio books in the car. It’s my guilty pleasure. Let’s keep that just between us.

Adulting, Florida, Hello Monday

Day 67

March is a sneaky month. You think it’s all sun and spring time. Next thing you know you’re searching the closet for the sweater you thought you didn’t need. I love March. Where is that sweater?

Books, Looking Forward, Thoughts, Words

Day 9

I used to carry a calendar with me everywhere. The year we won’t name made that a useless tool. Appointments were canceled and fun events were skipped. This year I am keeping an old fashioned daily diary. Not a journal where you recorded feelings and woes. More like a captain’s log. Today is _____ and… Continue reading Day 9

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, Believe, Focused Simplicity, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Last Post of the Year….

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….

Be Radical, Christmas, Focused Simplicity, Thoughts, Truth

Christmas is Not

Christmas is not about gifts. It is about the kindness that prompts someone to give to others. Be kind and not only at Christmas time.

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

Family, Focused Simplicity, Hello Monday, Love, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Teenagers are Challenging

I’m lucky. My teenagers are good kids. They work hard at school. Mostly respectful. There is the normal teenager I know everything and my parents know nothing attitudes. Even that isn’t too bad. They are intelligent, unique, amazing, individuals who surprise me with how much they love life and the humans they share it with.… Continue reading Teenagers are Challenging

Be Radical, Event, Focused Simplicity, Sunday Thoughts, Thoughts, Truth

Dogs are Friends

Dogs are amazing in so many ways. Life is so much fuller and happier with a dog. They know when you need affection. When you are sad they will sit with you. Dogs love unconditionally. Get a dog. Make a new friend.