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
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
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
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!
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!
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
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…
I began today to clean up the basement. We have more junk and clothes and toys and crap down there than we will ever use. The nice thing is that we can have a pretty terrific yard sale in a couple of weeks. The Lego's alone have the potential to bring in a enough to … Continue reading Kash’s Teacher
I loved to read when I was a kid and that hasn't diminished too much into my adulthood. I haven't jumped on the e-reader bandwagon just yet though I know so many people really enjoy using them. I downloaded the Kindle Reader to my laptop only so I could download and read my friend Martha's … Continue reading There’s Nothing Like the Library