Daily Life, Deep-ish Thoughts, Goals, Healthy Lifestyle

My Goals for 2016 – Physical

Do you set goals at the beginning of each new year? I used to be really good about doing it, but in recent years I've lost something. To begin with, I lost the calendar I used to get every year, which I loved. It had space at the beginning of each year for making predictions… Continue reading My Goals for 2016 – Physical

Daily Life, Deep-ish Thoughts, Family

The Acorn and the Tree

I change blog backgrounds and layouts the way some people rearrange furniture. I'm never satisfied. I'd really like to find a look that's just . . . me . . . and stick with it. A brand, if you will. But I still haven't been able to find one that suits me for longer than… Continue reading The Acorn and the Tree

Daily Life, The Simple Woman's Daybook

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Friday, October 18

FOR TODAY Outside my window...the sun is coming up. Parts of my yard are still bathed in shadow, but the sky is clear and blue and it looks like it's going to be a beautiful day. I am thinking...that I wish I were a better friend. That I want to get outside of my own… Continue reading The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Friday, October 18

Daily Life, Deep-ish Thoughts


Yesterday, I stumbled across a television show about law enforcement officers in Alaska. I'm not sure what it's called and have no idea what channel it was on. I was doing something else, and the show was playing in the background. I wasn't paying much attention, but at some point, the show caught me. Two… Continue reading Delusion

Daily Life

Time Flies … How Do I Stop It?

It's February already! How did that happen? Where did January go? Why didn't I notice it flying past? I don't know about the rest of you, but staying organized is a constant struggle for me. There are so many work things to coordinate. This week alone I have an article to write for the trade… Continue reading Time Flies … How Do I Stop It?