MELT DOWN / SOLID UP.

I had a pretty severe meltdown the other morning. This used to happen to me a couple of times a year, and now it only happens about once a year. The key is what is happening that year. If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you realize that I have been … Continue reading MELT DOWN / SOLID UP.

WHAT SEASON IS YOUR HEART?

Years ago (ok DECADES ago), there was a book that came out about what color type you were based on your skin tones. I have a strong Irish/German heritage, so I have very pale skin.  My eyes are also very light blue, and I have dark brown hair with red highlights (more grey now – … Continue reading WHAT SEASON IS YOUR HEART?

How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

I have taken a ton of classes over the years.  Many of the classes were just to gain extra knowledge in a specific area.  The funny thing about me is that I never received an actual degree for anything. To this day, I still feel that having that piece of paper hanging on a wall … Continue reading How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

How Do You Find Happiness?

You can look till you are blue in the face and you will not find it – you have to choose to make it! I can say this because this is what I do, I choose to be happy.  I will gladly share with you examples of my on-going work of attitude adjustment. I had … Continue reading How Do You Find Happiness?

DOES FAILURE HIT YOU LIKE A LEAD BRICK?

I’m not sure exactly when or how it happened, but I turned my fear of failure into an anger to make it right.  I do not seem to concentrate so much anymore on the fact that I failed, but more on the where did I go wrong and what can I do to fix it. … Continue reading DOES FAILURE HIT YOU LIKE A LEAD BRICK?

IMAGINE THAT? – part 5

The daughter, now pushing thirty years old, started hanging with the wrong crowd again(Please remember that these are ALL her choices.  No one is forcing her to make these decisions.), which began another series of bad decisions: Back into drugs again. Losing the good man for a useless man. Losing a stable home for her … Continue reading IMAGINE THAT? – part 5

AND LIFE GOES ON…

We recently lost all but three of our chickens to a fox family attack.  When I posted this on Facebook (to share my grief), my cousin in Michigan commented that I seem to be a disaster magnet of sorts.  This got me thinking long and hard about it. When flashing back over a life, you … Continue reading AND LIFE GOES ON…