I was working out the other morning and the Kelly Clarkson song "Broken and Beautiful" began playing. Can I tell you how much that song got under my skin? Obviously enough that I stewed on it, pulled out a legal pad and began putting my thoughts on paper. Yep. I'm still one of the dinosaurs that … Read more about No More Broken Talk, Please
Since I am not on my regular posting schedule, today may seem a little discombulated as I have two completely different topics to share. You know if it's on my mind then you'll likely be reading about it. You know I'm a big fan of enjoying a Big Ol' Salad - just about every day. It's a … Read more about A Festive Salad and a little encouragement if it’s not a festive time
A few years ago our family went through one of those tough and trying times. Most people have those times at some point in their lives. In order to get to my point, here is a nutshell of my story. I do this because I always hate it when I read others start off like this and never tell me what … Read more about What Steals Your Joy?
I have shared in this space before that I have Meniere's Disease. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the ear and can cause ringing or tinitus in the ear or ears, vertigo, and hearing loss. You can read more of my experience with these things here, here and here. About a year ago I … Read more about Make Yourself a Job . . . an audio update
Sometimes I love Facebook and other times, well, not so much. Earlier this week one of my old posts popped up as a memory on my Timeline. Sometimes I do love these because I have often forgotten that photo, experience or memory. In this case, I had forgotten about writing this post three years … Read more about A Look at an Old Post about Loss, Family and Holidays
It has been a hum dinger of a busy week over here. So much so that I just today remembered that Mother's Day is this Sunday. This weekend is also graduation weekend for the Second Son. If you have ever had a graduate you know that there is stuff crammed into every single bit of free … Read more about Remembering Mother’s Day
When our boys were much younger we took them on a ski trip. We are not a skiing family so this was a new adventure for the boys. We loved watching the older two fly down the slopes throwing caution to the wind. The Third Son did not immediately fall in love with the sport. Maybe he gets that … Read more about At Least I’m Not Throwing Up. . . A family motto