Serenity and Decisions: Do They Mix Well?

Serenity and Decisions: Do They Mix Well?

Making Decisions at a Certain Age Decisions, decisions. They’re in our face all the time, every day. They also range from minor, like choosing what clothes to wear, or what food to eat — to life-changing, such as a career change or lifestyle change. But is it possible for decision-making to also be a serene, … Read more

My Youngest Daughter is NOW a Published Writer! Proud Mom Moment

Youngest Daughter is Published Writer **Proud Mom Moment**   I’m back! For real, this time, I hope! I think I was suffering a bit of blogging burnout, or I just needed a break after the rush to defend my dissertation and complete my Doctor of Education program … So NOW, I’m rejoining the Ultimate Blog … Read more

Appreciating Simple Pleasures of Life – UBC Day 7

Appreciating Life’s Simple Pleasures   Today’s UBC writing prompt is to discuss something fun, and I thought I’d re-share this post about enjoying simple pleasures in life. I’m in a reflective mood, because today is the 6th anniversary of my Mom’s death. I wrote about this memory on my other blog, if you would like … Read more

Happy 4th of July – and My BIG Announcement

Happy 4th of July! & My BIG Announcement!   For my fellow Americans: Happy Independence Day!!! For my BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: By the grace of God, prayers and encouragement of so many people, and 7 1/2 years of hard work, I did it! I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation on June 26…I am now Dr. Karen … Read more

Happy Father’s Day – My Doctoral Journey is Nearly Complete

**RETURNING TO BLOGGING… HAPPY FATHER’S DAY… I’M ALMOST DR. BANKS! Greetings! It’s really me and I’m finally back to blogging after an unplanned hiatus. I was quite sick for most of May with “The COUGH” that wouldn’t go away! I wondered at one point if I would end up in the hospital. Toward the end … Read more

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