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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

Spreading JOY – One Rock at a Time

  Sometimes the simplest things can make the biggest impact on someone’s day (or life).  And sometimes, we overlook those simple things because we’re too busy rushing around, being stressed, overworked or, maybe, we’re so intent on scrolling through our FB feed that we don’t look up often enough to see what’s going on around […]