Archive of ‘Life’ category

Confessions of a Reloader

I’m going to confess something crazy to you, my dear readers. If you haven’t already figured out that I have a few quirky obsessive traits, this one will clinch it for you. Ready? {Insert me taking a deep breath.} I am a dishwasher reloader. I will open up the dishwasher, spy some dishes in the […] Read more…

Post-Vacation Blues

There’s the old and oft-overused phrase: Home sweet home. I love my home. I love my family. I love my friends. But I’ve never once said I’m ready to come home from a vacation. It seems after every trip, I enter into a period I’ll call Post-Vacation Blues. Hence, my non-activity on the blog this […] Read more…

No shades of grey here — just black and white

I have not read the books nor will I see the movie Fifty Shades of Grey. I’m actually already tired of hearing about the whole thing, but then both my kids asked me, “What’s the big deal about this movie?” Even they have heard about it through commercials and media hype. That made me mad. […] Read more…

Slow down, Supermom

I’ve struggled for awhile with society’s glorification of busyness. It seems we are running from one activity to the next, proud that we can do it all. I know, because I was part of the madness. Supermom with a capital S. The queen of cramming it all in, I could work two part-time yet really […] Read more…

Why my ‘one word’ makes me uncomfortable

I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions. Never have. I think the thing I don’t like the most about them is that it makes people focus on things they don’t like about themselves, like their weight. Never mind that only 8% percent of those who make resolutions actually achieve them. I’m the type of person who, […] Read more…

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