2017 – Maybe?

Um, Happy New Year?  Only 4 days late. Reflection:  My goals for 2016 were the following: Up my fitbit goals and exercise more Make better choices with food Be more patient with the kids Try a new recipe a week Go on a monthly date Attend a social activity once a month Finish decorating the … More 2017 – Maybe?

Right to Grieve: Being Butthurt on Behalf of the Least of These

During the last two elections, I got semi-bloggy-famous with a post about respecting my mother’s wishes that I not talk politics, especially on social media. And until now, I felt completely comfortable in that position. I saw it as my way of meeting two personal philosophies I strive to achieve: being kind instead of right, … More Right to Grieve: Being Butthurt on Behalf of the Least of These

#LoveBlog Day 3: A (real) Love Like Eric and Tami

Today’s #LoveBlog prompt is “Fictional love.  Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?  What TV couple is most like you and your significant other?” Have I ever had a crush on a fictional character? Um….YES.  In fact, some of my earliest memories involve being in love with Johnny from Dirty Dancing or … More #LoveBlog Day 3: A (real) Love Like Eric and Tami

5 Love Languages & My Best Friend (and why I can write about them in the same post)

The #LoveBlog topics for February 1 and 2 are 5 Love Languages and Best Friends in that order.  Though they seem pretty different, I’m going to do my best to synthesize the topics into one post (wouldn’t my 10th grade English teacher be proud?) all in the name of being caught up. I first heard … More 5 Love Languages & My Best Friend (and why I can write about them in the same post)