TBH

Thoughts from a 40-Something When I was 15 years old, I thought 30-year-olds were old AF. This is when summers lasted forever and an hour felt like 10. And the age when I thought what I wore would make or break my day with the in-crowd. Those days are long gone. I'm well past 30,…

I Am…

I once made a list of all the I ams I was and all the I ams that I want to be. It was a two-column list in smallish writing. I've lost the list, but I remember writing, "I am a sheep owner." Let me explain. I am a knitter. I started out with that…

Are You Smiling?

The soft pattering of rain hits against the roof. I pour myself a cup of coffee and revel in that first sip... but the dog is barking outside. Not Biggie, it's Creed...again. I throw the door open and notice that our sweet dog has decided to make the trash his new play thing. Diapers and…

Stressed? It’s Forking Desserts

Did you know that desserts spelled backwards is stressed? It was news to me. It's no wonder that desserts are often given to us when we are stressed the fork out. A quote concerning stress: "You can't control the winds, but you can adjust the sails." - a number of people are attributed with this…

Goals: Failures and Successes

What better time to talk about goals than on the Chinese New Year. Goals Does the word goal make you cringe inwardly a little? Sometimes I feel like it attaches meaning to something that I don't really want to do, but must get done, like my statistics homework that I'm pushing out to do tomorrow…

Coffee for the Brain

Image Creds: @suebeehonee That accident shook me to my core. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, please take a moment to read my previous post.  You have to listen carefully to understand. No skimming. I tell you this because I’m guilty of skimming. I like to get my information from my source…