15 Hours

It seems like once the holiday season hits, time bangs immediately into warp speed. It’s a whirlwind of activity, even if you aren’t the party type. Just so you know, I’m not the party type. I’d like to be. But the reality is that after a week of work and nearly 3 hours a dayContinue reading “15 Hours”

My Love, My Old Man

Yesterday morning I woke up early. It was nice and snug and warm in my bed. I roll over and open my eyes and stare at the 62 year old man in my bed. I find it satisfying to look at him while he’s sleeping. He’s normally wound very tightly, always on a mission orContinue reading “My Love, My Old Man”

Aren’t happy? Maybe you need to look in the mirror!

I am almost 55 years old and I have learned a lot in those years. Especially the last 30 years. The hardest lesson I learned is that I am responsible for my own happiness. What I really hope is that while I was learning this difficult life lesson, I wasn’t a whiner. Nothing is muchContinue reading “Aren’t happy? Maybe you need to look in the mirror!”

Quit chasing unicorns and grow up!

We’ve all heard and probably even said “If I knew then what I know now………” Sure, we can all look back and see things that we would do differently. If you’re like me, you probably even can recall someone telling you from their own experience that you shouldn’t do this or that at the timeContinue reading “Quit chasing unicorns and grow up!”

Are the good times really over?

I’ve mentioned before that I have a long commute. I cancelled my satellite radio a few months ago in a sudden urge to cut out unnecessary spending. I’ve been doing a lot of audio books since then. When I’m listening to a good audio book, I have a tendency to get lost in the story.Continue reading “Are the good times really over?”

Life’s Ups and Downs….Appreciating the small things.

Life is full of joy, happiness, disappointment, self doubt, elation, and a wealth of other emotions that are felt each day. They happen suddenly and unexpectantly at times. Some are so small and so trivial that we spend very little time thinking about them after it happens.  This seems to be most accurate about theContinue reading “Life’s Ups and Downs….Appreciating the small things.”