Can’t Get it Out of My Head: A DP Writing Prompt


Have you ever become obsessed with something? Tell us about something that captivates your attention like nothing else. I'm not sure I'd call it obsession, but I definitely go through phases of intense interest. The thing I wish I could be obsessed with is exercise, but that's not likely. Usually, it's with books and authors … Continue reading Can’t Get it Out of My Head: A DP Writing Prompt

There’s Nothing As Good, As A Good Book


The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid. — Jane Austen Lately, as I look for potential ideas to focus my daily thank you on, I find myself going to the Chasing Happy Blog.  This month her focus has been to share something that … Continue reading There’s Nothing As Good, As A Good Book

The Palmer Method


Earlier in the week I mentioned that I had to conduct some interviews in my job.  I don't own an iPad or a tablet on which to record my notes during the interviews, and using a tape recorder would be a bit too intimidating, I think.  So, I resort to the more traditional method using … Continue reading The Palmer Method

Sunshine Award, Cool!


I didn't get into doing this blog with any purpose other than to thank people who've been a part of my life in one way or another. My husband tells me every day, "You're going to really help someone who reads these posts." Much to my surprise and delight, I received a lovely email/comment on … Continue reading Sunshine Award, Cool!

Good Morning, Captain!


Today I went to the annual Investing In Our Children Luncheon for Children's Friend. It's the organization I work for and this was the 11th annual event. Before the luncheon begins there is a silent auction set up outside the Convention Center's main ballroom. There are long tables with donated items attractively packaged with bidding … Continue reading Good Morning, Captain!

Write It Down


At certain points in our life we seek out someone to talk to about our problems, at least I have. For many people a counselor or therapist or coach, can support our desire to change something about our life that we're struggling with in some way. I've known my fair share of counselors over the … Continue reading Write It Down

If You Missed National Thank You Day…


National Thank You Day, depending on what you believe when you Google it, was either September 12th or 27th. Since I missed the day regardless, I'm proposing that today, October 10th, is Thank You Day! So, I think that anyone who reads my blog, or post on Facebook, should take a minute and thank someone. … Continue reading If You Missed National Thank You Day…