It really hits home now. The reality that life can be short and we really don't want to waste it in the unnecessary fluff that does not bring meaning during this time of unknowns. That is why I am declaring, that's it. I've had it up to here. I'm done sitting on the fence. I'm … Continue reading Being Zesty
I am seeing people differently now, through social distancing. I'll admit I took seeing people for granted and having interactions with them. This new normal is actually kind of fun for me. I have to been alert to new possibilities and avenues to watch and assist people. I have always been a people watcher. No, … Continue reading I.C.U.
I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance
Now my intent is to bring some relief, with this post, from the craziness going on right now, and not cause a panic where everyone is running to the store to buy Milk Duds. So please read on with a smile on your face, okay? My go to candy has always been Milk Duds. I … Continue reading Duds
Welcome to the one post that will change the way you look at your life forever! (I hope!) I recently finished a women's Bible study, with some beautiful sisters, entitled Exploring the Mystery Within. One of our first homework assignment was to make a list of five things we could declare about who we are. … Continue reading What’s in a name?
The other day I was remembering when I moved into a dorm room on campus when I was 18. At first it was so exciting, I had untold freedom to do what I wanted, and make my own decisions. But after a while, it got a little overwhelming, and I missed being at home. I … Continue reading Homesick
Those of you who know my style, know this title was just too good not to use! It is always my goal to encourage you while bringing a smile to your face, and maybe even generating a belly laugh. I have other posts in my Being series: Salty, Shiny, Fruity, Thirsty, and Oily. So this … Continue reading Being Hairy
During the first six years of my marriage, my husband and I were truck drivers. We covered the Continental United States. We drove for Bekins Van Lines, so not only did we drive our own tractor and trailer, we also moved people's furniture too. (I was so buff back then. Or is the correct word … Continue reading 10 Codes
I usually wake up before the alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. Yesterday I was deliciously snuggled in my warm cocoon of blankets. It was 6 degrees F (-14 C) outside, so I was savoring my warm bed while chatting with God. I asked Him what wonderful things He's going to share with me today. … Continue reading Smokin’ hot
Woo hoo! It is that time of year again. The table is laden with nachos, chicken wings, chips and dips. It is time to celebrate. No, not the Super Bowl, but the official start of the 2019 tax filing season in America. So clear all those tasty snacks off the table, because you're going to … Continue reading Kick off party