Spring Cleaning Part Three – Learning to Let Go

I realize that last week, I was quite vague with my challenge for this past week.  Basically, I was doing some emotional soul searching to clear out the cobwebs and look at where I am and where I want to be.  I know that I’m a people pleaser to the extent that disappointment can devastate me, especially from certain people, but I wanted to dig deeper in the parts of me I want to address. Continue reading


Schedules and Organization

So, I haven’t always thought I was an organized person.  Oh, let’s face it, I still don’t think I’m all that organized.  But I definitely consider myself an organization aficionado.  However, there have been a series of events lately that compel me to share a little of what I’ve figured out about myself and my relationship with schedules and organization. Continue reading

The White Queen

I love to read.  I have been reading pretty much since I have been able to talk.  And I am generally a real book with musty pages and hard covers (or paperback as well) kind of reader as opposed to using an e-reader.  If I could read blogs in paperback form, I would. 🙂

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Painting on the Square

So, if you have been reading my blog from the beginning, you might know that I have this favorite downtown in our area.  There are several “downtown” areas around where we live (it’s what happens when a bunch of towns are smushed together), and we have visited most of them.  This one is my favorite. Continue reading


Social Networking, that is.  I am on the early tail-end of Generation Y.  We were there at the beginnings of the internet.  My family got our first computer when I was in elementary school.  I didn’t get my own email address until I was in high school, and I didn’t get a cell phone until I was 16 and driving. Continue reading