Banned: There are days when I find myself being my own worst enemy – full of self doubt and negative thoughts. On those days, if someone makes a comment like “maybe you should lose a little weight” I spiral down fast and hard into a pool of misgivings, self pity, self loathing…..it never occurs to… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Banned
I used to think this proverb was about money, and since I’ve never been wealthy like that, I kind of ignored it. I spent my career in education, (a field not known for generating financial wealth) and nowadays, I teach a couple of college courses. But a few days ago, as I was preparing to… Continue reading Nobody knows the wealth s/he has until s/he uses it or loses it.
My deepest thanks to Terissina at Dream Bigger who nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award! I feel very honored. The rules of the award are: Show the award on my blog. Thank the person who nominated me. Share 7 things about myself. Nominate 10 blogs for the award. Seven things about myself? Hmmmm… I… Continue reading Thank you, Terissina!
The last month or so was tough for me. After working for nearly thirty years (or over thirty years if I count part time jobs during high school), I retired – YAY! It felt great, especially during the first snowstorm I could really enjoy because I could watch it out of my window – no… Continue reading If rain doesn’t fall, corn won’t grow.
Let me be clear right away – THERE IS NO SEXUAL CONNOTATION TO THIS PROVERB. It refers to the large head on the top of the neck, and the brain contained therein. We are all bombarded daily with messages, and usually, they tell us that something is wrong. Every time I watch TV, the commercials… Continue reading If you don’t sell your head, nobody can buy it.
A four legged dog only goes one way. This proverbs speaks about the importance of focusing rather than multitasking. It says that the things we do deserve the respect of our full attention, and that it is good to pay real attention to one thing at a time. Sounds fine, except that sometimes when we’re… Continue reading The four legged dog goes to work
My deepest thanks to Giggles & Tales for nominating me for this challenge! The Rules are: Post three consecutive days. You can pick one or three quotes per day. Challenge three different bloggers per day. Day 3 Quote – February 3, 2016 I have to say I’m not crazy… Continue reading Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 3
Once again, many thanks to Giggles & Tales for nominating me for the Three Day Quote Challenge! The Rules are: Post three consecutive days. You can pick one or three quotes per day. Challenge three different bloggers per day. Day 2 Quote – February 2nd, 2016 YES! No one… Continue reading Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 2
Originally posted on Giggles & Tales:
Day 1 of the Quote Challenge. I am excited to take part in another quote challenge this week. I love quotes because most of them speak to me. They point fingers at me and tell me some of the things I’m afraid to hear. Some quotes speak directly to…
I once almost missed the news of a friend’s pregnancy because I was only half listening. We were at lunch and while she was talking, I was also on my phone toggling between texting and social media updating…eeek. And I’m not alone in this – we have to have laws to keep people from texting… Continue reading A four legged dog only goes one way