Today I’m tired. Not physically tired so much as mentally and emotionally. I’ve spent way too much time in the company of people I don’t like. People that try my patience. People that seem to think they need to poke fun at me for sport. And I’ve run out of patience, my fuse is short … More I Quit – but just for today.
Not going to the grocery store hungry is a TERRIBLE idea! … More Advice – Who Needs It?
This past week I have been struggling with lots of health related issues. I have also been requested to do a temp job for 6 weeks, and trying to keep up on things around here. I feel like I’m failing on every level. I have been feeling overwhelmed. I wonder how I get to this … More Overwhelmed
My husband is a very wise man and saw the dangers and foolishness of social media a long time ago. He has resisted becoming enmeshed in it and I see the value of that. A simpler life. A more content soul. A more productive way of living. … More Too Many Words?
My words have dried up. It is not a great place to be. Where in the past, they flowed out of me endlessly, and I had no trouble imagining always having something to write about, now I struggle. I come up with ideas, ponder them, and then throw them back. I try writing and may … More Dried Up
This morning I find myself, as I often do, fed up with people. I am an introvert and too much interaction with people drains me. Social media especially drains me and I have to be careful to limit myself on there. I conducted a 2 week fast from facebook about a month ago. I had … More People Full
Christmas comes only 1 time a year. It is celebrated for 2 days. A year consists of 365 days. Something that takes a small percentage 2/365, or .073 if I calculated right. (Be kind, Math is not my friend.) Less than 1 % of the year. For something that takes such a small amount of … More Christmas
It’s been almost a month since I’ve written anything for my blog. I’ve deeply missed the writing. I don’t know if any readers have necessarily missed me, but that is not something I’m worried about. Although it’s really nice to have people read you, comment on your writing, resonate with your thoughts, and miss you, … More I’m Back
I am a hater. I hate mice. Or as the cat Jinx used to say on the cartoon, “I hate meeces to pieces!” I have an unreasonable fear of mice, attributing them with super hero cunning and ability. Although I don’t believe they can fly, I do imagine they’re quite good jumpers and climbers and can … More I Hate Meeces
In all of my 54 1/2 years, I have found that the idea of something is usually preferable to the practice for me, with a few exceptions. In other words, the thinking about doing something is found to be much more fun than the actual doing. Case in point: traveling. I find I like the … More The Idea Versus The Practice