Our Memories Through Music

While compiling my list of memories for the memoir I want to write,  I’ve been on a real reminiscing journey lately.  I’m very much enjoying this trip back in time and, maybe it’s because dementia runs in my family (maternal grandpa and my mom) and I’m realizing that it could also be my destiny, but […]

Comfy Shoes & Good Books

Comfy Shoes & Good Books

I’m not one to waste time mourning what’s gone.  Maybe I’m too much of a realist but I simply don’t see the point of worrying about the past.  My youth, my ideas, and all of the things I’ve done over the years have served me well but they’ve changed, evolved, moved on and I have […]

Good Enough? Really?

  I normally post positive, upbeat things.  The world is full of enough negatively for several lifetimes and I try my best to put some good energy out there.  But, today, I’m going to get really honest with you (and myself) and it may not seem uplifting or as positive as usual but it may […]

Mostly Good

When it comes to gauging how we measure up it’s no secret that we’re our own harshest critic.  We are constantly comparing ourselves to others – other women, other moms, other employees – even if we’re not always aware of it.  We think we don’t look good enough or we judge ourselves to be lousy […]

It’s All Downhill from Here

    “I’ll soon be 57 years old.”   While that number doesn’t necessarily bother me what does astound me is that I now pee my pants a bit when I run, cough, laugh too hard or jump on a trampoline.  I see more and more silver strands in my once-brown hair and notice crepe-like […]