Getting ourselves out of the way

Blogs are great, aren’t they?  So many times we learn things about ourselves and follow the wise advice of others. There are so many self-help blogs out there that we could spend years searching. They are a way for us to vent, as well.  I’m having a bad day, I blog about it.  I’m dealingContinue reading “Getting ourselves out of the way”

Wasted Time?

I had the great opportunity to spend the last few days on a boat with my sisters.  My sisters and I have been through a lot these past few months, spending our days by our Mom’s bedside as she prepared to leave this world.  After Mom passed, we went back to our own lives, asContinue reading “Wasted Time?”

Dealing with negative people

This post is written as a letter to myself today, because I am going to need these words. There are just some people who are negative about everything.  Even on the best of days, they can find something to be negative about.  I don’t think that I’m one of those people, but the problem isContinue reading “Dealing with negative people”

Do you worry about how others see you?

I don’t think that it’s unusual to wonder about how others see you.  Most of us want to make a good impression and want others to like us.  The question is, how far do we go to achieve that? When we begin to bend, to twist, and to distort ourselves, I think we’ve gone tooContinue reading “Do you worry about how others see you?”

Perhaps we should pay attention to our dreams

I never pay much attention to my dreams.  In fact, I don’t remember most of them.  Once in a while I will have dream that frightens me so much that I make myself wake up.  After I realize that it was just a dream, I force myself to stay awake for fear that when IContinue reading “Perhaps we should pay attention to our dreams”

It’s OK to walk away

  It’s been just over a year since I walked away from my work.  Even though I wasn’t quite ready to leave, I felt I didn’t have a choice.  Without getting into too much detail, I had to support my staff and myself.  At the end of the day, I have to be true toContinue reading “It’s OK to walk away”

But she’s still my Mom

I haven’t’ posted for a bit because I’ve been with my Mom for her last few weeks .  About two weeks ago her earthly journey ended.  Before I continue, let me acknowledge a few things: Yes, she was 93 years old and lived a full life Yes, she was in a nursing home with dementiaContinue reading “But she’s still my Mom”