If you want to get off the merry-go-round, you have to jump

If you want to get off the merry-go-round, you have to jump

Not sure how many of you are old enough to remember the song “Stop the World and Let Me Off” by Waylon Jennings?  Well, I am and, lately, this song has been running through my head. It’s getting a bit annoying, actually. But I got to thinking maybe it’s a sign or something.  I mean, with […]

Purging – It’s Harder for Boomers

Purging – It’s Harder for Boomers

I just finished reading “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo. This book makes sense. It’s easy to follow and the concept is easy to understand. However, it’s not necessarily easy to put into action for someone who was born in the 50’s.  We baby boomers were taught to not waste a THING! […]

Fitting the Skin You’re In

                  All my life I’ve been a creative type. As a child, I loved to read, draw, put on plays I’d made up and “make things”.  I tended to be quiet and shy. That’s not to say I didn’t like people but I preferred to stay in […]

Who We Are……or Not

Six years ago I couldn’t believe that, at age 50, I was having an identity crisis. Maybe it was because I’d just turned the big 5-0 but, suddenly, I felt like a teenager who has to decide what they want to be when they graduate from high school.  What a strange/interesting/scary/exciting feeling.  I always assumed […]