National Clean Off Your Desk Day – aka DeClutter!

Really, there seems to be a day for everything – and according to the Ultimate Blog Challenge suggestion for today, it is National Clean Off Your Desk Day!!  Ironically enough, this topic was the focus for at least a couple different writing groups, as well.   It makes sense. Even when you try your best … Read more

Amazing New Year’s Fireworks from London

Since we are just about one week into our new year of 2012, I wanted to share this video of London’s amazing fireworks display. What was your favorite part of this fireworks display? I watched more than one version, and I was awed by the brilliance of the colors, the length of time and number … Read more

My Mom Passed Away Six Months Ago

It doesn’t seem possible, but my Mom passed away six months ago today. My Dad is also gone, since September 2, 2002. It’s odd to think of myself and my three siblings as “orphans,” since we’re all adults – but one of the church leaders who led Mom’s memorial service talked to us shortly after … Read more

What Are You Doing for YOU This Year?

That may sound like a selfish title or idea – but it really isn’t. Think about it – if you do all you can to take care of yourself, it means you will be a better person for all those people in your life who care about you. Pay attention to your health. Work on … Read more

Each New Year Brings – CHANGE

Change is inevitable, yet we often tend to resist it, even if it represents a GOOD change in our lives. Each new year typically brings change in some area or another, whether in our personal or professional lives, or both. A major change that began in 2011 and continues into 2012 is the restructuring or … Read more