Late Bloomer

My 51st birthday is in three days, yet I have only been a teacher for three months. Until recently, my life is best described as making life decisions as opportunities presented themselves without clear-cut goals. I finished high school early, had no idea what I wanted to do for a career, and completed college with … Read more

2023 And A New Set Of Resolutions!

It’s another year which means another list of new year’s resolutions. For me, that includes the usual goals that I fail to attain, year after year, such as losing weight, eating right, or exercising more. Life’s “stuff” just gets in the way. To be honest though, for me, it’s usually procrastination and laziness that thwarts … Read more

Watercolors

I was recently reminded of a watercolor of clouds I once saw hanging over the host station in a newly-opened, Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles. Because of its beauty, I asked about it. The manager said it was a pre-opening gift from a friend of the owner. I asked him to translate the included script. … Read more

4 Tips For Exhausted Women Who Wish To Improve Their Quality Of Life

According to UNICEF, many women, regardless of whether they work outside the home, balance childcare duties with the larger share of the chores in their homes. Cultural expectations for women are also different. You may feel depended upon to be a carer, a comforter, and someone who gives all of herself while ignoring your own … Read more

Masculinity, Feminism, Choice

I bought a secondhand car from a guy once who regaled me with tales of its high performance and low maintenance, but he would not touch the title or payment—paperwork was his wife’s responsibility.  I don’t remember his name, but she was named Jeannette.  When I told my mother about the experience, she made herself … Read more

The Art Of Endurance

I love apples. I’ve always loved apples. Red, green, golden, I love ‘em all! Something about apples just reminds me of home. A country home. MY country home. I’ve got apples all over my kitchen. Tastefully done, of course. I’m not nuts. Apples taste great, too!  Some are sweet, some are tangy. I even like … Read more

Magic Moment

We’ve been texting back and forth for a couple of days since we “matched” online. She suggested the Starbucks on 4th street, which I thought was odd because neither of us drinks coffee. I’m a little nervous as I walk through the front door of the Starbucks because she doesn’t have a picture of herself … Read more

Home Repairs To Improve Your Well-Being

Your home is your safe space – the one place where you can relax and be at ease. That’s why it’s essential that your home serves your needs and promotes your well-being. Want to learn how to make your home a healthy and relaxing space? Keep reading as Walking Through Life shares our essential tips … Read more

The Bucket List

I was reflecting a lot on my first vacation week off in about a year. Taking a year between breaks will get you thinking and reflecting quite a bit, actually. The concept of a bucket list has always been with me, even as a kid. I’ve always been goal oriented. To me, a bucket list … Read more

Outcome

A biography, as defined by Wikipedia, “is a detailed description of a person’s life. It involves more than just basic facts like education, work, relationships, and death; it portrays a person’s experience of these life events. Unlike a profile or resume, a  biography presents a subject’s life story, highlighting various aspects of their life, including … Read more