Adulting, Be Radical, Etiquette, Family, God, Honest, Human, Hurt, Kindness, Life, The Right Thing, Truth

Never Seek Revenge

I read a quote today, “Never seek revenge rotten fruit will fall by itself.” As I think about those who have been mean to me, I realize when it all comes down to it, every one of us will get what we deserve. Taking steps to expedite that process for those who did you wrong… Continue reading Never Seek Revenge

Adulting, Aging, Change, Friendship, Life

Friendship is Weird

We find people we want to hang with so we do. Then we discover we like similar stuff so we do that. Then over time we like new stuff and our friend doesn’t like the new things. We are still friends but we don’t do stuff together anymore. See? It’s weird.

Adulting, Event, Honest, Human, Hurt, Life

Value of Loss

We had a loss due to a storage unit leaking. My family lost heirlooms, books, clothing, and other things. The insurance company wants me to put a value on these things to file a claim. How can I put a value on my children’s tears, my husband’s grief or my anger for all that is… Continue reading Value of Loss

Adulting, Be Courageous, Change, Goals, Grand Adventure, Honest

I Drink Champagne Now

You used to be my cup of tea but I drink champagne now. One day I woke up and decided I no longer liked lukewarm tea. However my tea would not get hot. It was not behaving like a good tea should. I packed my bags and went on a search for something sweet and… Continue reading I Drink Champagne Now

Adulting, Aging, Honest, Human, Life

ABC song…

I apparently can’t do anything alphabetically without singing the song. I’m an adult. I should be able to do this without signing, but here I am at work signing like a preschooler.

Adulting, Be Courageous, Be Radical, Good Manners, Human, Kindness, Relationships, Truth

Worry is Heavy

Worry is a heavy load. It weighs you down causing clear thought and action difficult. The thing about worrying is it comes on a small bit at a time. Before too long it is so heavy you can only lay in your bed and cry. If you see someone weighed down with worry, do what… Continue reading Worry is Heavy

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, 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 Courageous, Be Radical, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Sometimes You Rest

Even if you have a full calendar, sometimes you have to rest. It may mean you can’t get to that appointment. You may have to say no to doing that favor. You may have to disappoint someone. Sometimes you have to put yourself first. The world won’t end if you just let it all go… Continue reading Sometimes You Rest

Family, Good Manners, Happy, Human, Kindness, Love

Dogs

I was always a cat person. I mean I loved cats. I had a cat since I was six years old. Then I got a dog and my world changed. I am now also a dog person. I still had cats, but dogs treat humans differently than cats. Dogs are love on four feet. They… Continue reading Dogs