The Laundry Can Wait

When I was married, my ex lived by this very rigid schedule and set of expectations. The house had to be cleaned by 9pm on Fridays… Laundry had to be finished and folded by 11am Saturday morning… The trip to the grocery store had to be done by 2pm Saturday… It was bizarre.  I could…

Dream

I think sometimes we forget to dream.  The weights and burdens of daily life can weigh down on us and we lose our creative and hopes for something better by getting so caught up in the now that we can’t see the forest through the trees. I know I am guilty of this.  The two…

The Comforts of Home

Its been a crazy week and work and that is just going to continue for me for a while.  As I have written before, we are horribly short staffed and so I am still covering odd shifts and hours.  The good news is that part of the reason this week is so crazy is because…

Early Mornings

My Daddy was a fairly well known business owner in our area.  While we had a good home and life, it wasn’t anything extravagant and Daddy worked hard for what we had.  He was often in the office early, typically before 7am, and he worked a lot of evenings, weekends and holidays.  His customers depended…

March Madness Party

I always laugh when one of my girlfriends tells me that I am more girly than they are.  I admit it, its a bit of a validating statement to hear from others, knowing the real me comes out like it does.  There is one area though where I am not all girly and that is…

What To Pack?

Packing used to be so much easier!  I know I am planning way in advance, but I am just too excited not to.  I’ve got a trip coming up in May and I am super excited about it. I used to be very active in the SL music scene as a hostess for live performers…