Voting For Democracy

We just had the midterm elections in our country, and we’re still waiting on the final vote counts on some ballot measures, propositions, and individuals running for office. I don’t know about you, but I was nervous as to what the outcome would be. The republicans predicted a “red wave”, and the democrats were hoping … Read more

Am I Still On The Right Path?

I was having a conversation with a dear friend of mine the other night about life (as you do after a couple of cocktails), and I thought about how one’s life is constantly evolving. And, even in my sixties, I still find myself looking for something that I should feel totally passionate about. So, the … Read more

Life’s Frustrations

This past week has been very frustrating. First, our kitchen sink backed up and then we lost electricity to our garage. My husband and I tried to remedy the problems ourselves but weren’t successful. We had to call “our guy” to take care of the problems. Oh yeah, we also had him fix some loose … Read more

Losing A Friendship

Maintaining good friendships is a form of self-care that provides comfort and encouragement, and this can enhance your mental well-being. But what happens when the dynamics of a friendship change and you start drifting apart? One minute you’re seeing your best friend all the time and the next you’re lucky to find any free time … Read more

My Body, My Story

It happened…millions of American women lost what was thought to be a fundamental constitutional protection. On June 24, 2022, Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. This means that abortion rights were rolled back in nearly half of the states, with more restrictions to come. We lost 50 years of progress. Why … Read more

Tell Your Story

Do you have a story to tell? Do you need to get something off your chest? Did you know that your story could help someone else? It’s true! Your story, your life lesson could actually help another person who is struggling. That person may think that they’re all alone in their struggle but after reading … Read more

In Touch, But Out Of Reach

Wow, I hope I can express what’s been on my mind lately. It makes sense to me. I just hope it makes sense to you. Have you ever been in a situation where you feel overwhelmed by your family member, friend, or even co-worker’s challenges (for lack of a better word)? I don’t want to … Read more

It’s True, Life Is Short

I may have written about this in a previous post, but it’s worth repeating and it’s absolutely true — life is short! I’m now at an age when there is a lot of change going on. I’m getting older, everyone around me is getting older, and I’m losing loved ones. Those around me are losing … Read more

Fill In The Blanks

“If I could snap my fingers and be anywhere in the world, I would travel to __________ and bring __________ with me.”  So, how would you fill in the blanks? Take some time and really think about it. Would you stay nearby or would you travel to somewhere across the world? And, what or who … Read more