After I wrote about working so hard to prepare for a holiday that we don’t even enjoy it, I decided to do an Internet search for “Christmas stress” and to … Continue reading So, this is Christmas…
In research, I found a team of doctors, Turner and Weed, which had written a paper on conflict and avoidance. They divide us ‘avoiders’ into three categories: First there are … Continue reading Some Holiday advice!
I always want everything to be perfect on a special day like Thanksgiving so that when everyone goes home and I look at the remains of the day, I will … Continue reading Alone or lonely?
When I posted “My Story” I got so much wonderful feedback that I decided, in the spirit of the Holiday Season, to post this one! My dad has gone on … Continue reading We are Family!
“The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat!” If you are old enough I bet you recognized that statement as part of the introduction to the Wide World of Sports. … Continue reading The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat
Go outside and smell the air, do it with your eyes closed to see what your memory brings up! I did it myself a few moments ago; my memory brought … Continue reading On becoming a precious Jewel!
When a big event is over, whether it is a big wedding, finally getting your degree, or just a big summer party we begin looking for the next “big thing”! … Continue reading What’s next?
November 16, 2013 My dear friend, I thought I would drop you a line to let you know what’s going on with me and hopefully you will reciprocate! The holidays … Continue reading A personal letter from me to you!
I would love to be a fly on the wall in a few houses around… “Have you realized that Thanksgiving is coming? How can we get by without having to … Continue reading Caught being Nosy!
This evening I remembered that it is November 8 which makes it 6 months since my dad went to heaven. The Holidays are a time that I tend to get … Continue reading The Holidays are on their way!
I had on a fuzzy turquoise sweater; it had a rolled collar and I wore it with a black pencil skirt. I was 15 and very excited that I had … Continue reading Bear with me a minute…
I like to fancy myself as a fairly good “handyman” around the house. Being the oldest child meant that if something needed to be done, I was the one called … Continue reading Nuts, Bolts, and a Few Loose Screws