I have seen so many videos and stories over the years about kids being bullied and just out right harmful shenanigans going on at or around schools in America. Every time it comes up, including school shootings, there has been one response in my mind: If I were a parent in this generation I would … Continue reading On Bullying in Schools
That moment when someone puts out a long dramatic post exclaiming they are trying to avoid drama but are actually starting it and/or inflaming it. Yes, that. STFU - that avoids drama. Family stuff. Facebook is a blessing and a curse. It keeps us in touch with so many while we are overseas but the … Continue reading The Funny Thing About Drama
Sit back with a cup of whatever and settle in, this is a long one with a lot of thoughts processing. What did you want to be when you were young looking ahead at life? Most of my teenage years were spent wanting to be a pilot of a fighter jet then it changed to … Continue reading When We Grow Up
Loved and missed every day. Yet I feel you with me still.
When I was a teenager I had almost Brooke Shields' eyebrows. Yes I plucked then in my 20/30's I waxed and shaped. 40's? I fill in gaps and draw them in a bit because they are thinning !! Dammit!
I'm not one to toot my own horn but in honor of my spiritual work this year I submit the following: Tonight I had a realization of something I rather like about myself. I tend to have a pretty good time in most situations (get your mind out of the gutter). If it's a planned … Continue reading A Pro Me Moment
I had a moment last night and think my husband did too. Movies don't normally bring me to tears unless they are mushy, gushy Holiday type things that are specifically designed to gut wrench. Last night we actually turned on a movie that we missed the first half of but not realizing so. After a couple … Continue reading A Movie Moment
Today is a holiday for those of us who follow the calendar wheel of the year. Today is Lughnasadh/Lammas which marks the first day of the harvest season if you are a farmer or gardener this makes sense but in addition to the literal some of us follow the flow of the year in a … Continue reading 10 Things
I am documenting this week on the blog because he is away and I'm feeling the need to analyze it since it tends to be close to the same every time he goes away, no matter if it's just an overnight or 10 days, I go through these phases. A disclosure: during all of it … Continue reading A Look Inside
I have a fantastic vacation to report about but there's so much going on right now I'm just not focused in enough to do the trip justice. With work and trying to squeeze in life stuff, the next couple of weeks is going to be crazy busy. Ozzfest concert series this weekend! I feel bad … Continue reading Time and Energy