E is for Excellence #atozblogchallenge

E is for EXCELLENCE! Welcome to “E” day of the A to Z Blog Challenge! Today’s topic is E is for Excellence! I’m going to borrow from a previous post again, from one I published back in February, because it fits so well here for this day’s post. 🙂 I dream of achieving excellence. The … Read more

Welcome First Day of … SPRING? Developing Our Strengths in Spite of Weaknesses

It’s the First Day of … SPRING?? Hurray! First day of spring…but you wouldn’t know it here in Maine, since we still have about two feet of **SNOW**on the ground…and snow banks twice that high! ~~*~~ ~~*~~ So it seems “Old Man Winter” does not want to behave in a gentlemanly fashion with “Lady Spring” … Read more

Risk vs. Reward – When Risk Pays Off

Consider Risk vs. Reward Before Making a Decision   One of my husband Dave’s favorite sayings is, “Risk vs. Reward” – or simply “R v R” –  when calculating the potential of something being either a good or bad decision.  A blog challenge writing prompt one time related to this: Name a time when a … Read more

Are You a Leader, a Follower, or a Collaborator?

Lead, Follow, or Collaborate? Or some combination of all 3? 🙂 One of the interesting parts of participating in blog challenges is following writing prompts that cause you to think about something new, or at least, from a new perspective. One of these writing prompts posed this question:   Do you feel most comfortable being … Read more

What Are You Doing for YOU in 2017?

Are You Taking Care of YOU? 🙂   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 … Read more