Gophers

One of my neighbors has a slope on the side of her house in a place where she can’t even see it. Being a good neighbor, she decided to plant it with beautiful flowers. The process of covering the bank with starter plants took two weeks. Then she began to water, weed, and care for … Read more

Fake People

I can go in so many different directions with this subject matter. But, the direction I will take is to tell you what happened to our blog. It started with the adding of a forum to our site, and then came the onslaught of bots. A bot (short for “robot”) is an automated program that … Read more

My 2020 Life Lesson

I remember saying at the beginning of 2020, “This is going to be an amazing, great year! This is my year!” Now, if there ever was a year to put to bed, it is 2020! It’s a year that has caused me, along with so many others, to have a level of anxiety. This anxiety … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

I am responsible for my happiness. Peace does not come when I point fingers. I own my thoughts, words, actions, and behaviors. I take ownership of my life. The outside world does not dictate my inner world. Only I hold the key to my happiness. I blame no one for any unwanted feelings. I know … Read more

Inspiration

When I’m feeling overwhelmed and it kind of feels like I’m living in a hopeless situation, I look for words of inspiration. Quotes and affirmations that help me to feel hope again. Words that lift me up, bring me some clarity, and bring me back to feeling that things can change for the better. I … Read more

Personal Insecurities

We had our second Women Helping Others Advance (WHOA) meeting this past Sunday and it was wonderful. Everyone was involved in the discussion and a lot of great information was exchanged by all. The topic for the evening was personal insecurities. We talked about how most of us feel insecure sometimes, and that some of … Read more

Why Do Friendships Change?

Why do friendships change? Friendships can be complicated, but maybe the simple answer to that question is people and/or circumstances change. No one is the same person they were a year ago, five years ago, ten years ago and more. I know I’m not the same person I was years ago. Also, things like a … Read more

Women Workforce

Since it is Labor Day, I want to write a little something about our labor force and how women have become, and are a big part of it. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers, including women. To some, Labor Day also means or symbolizes the end of summer, and … Read more

Bucket List

What experiences or achievements do you hope to have or accomplish during your lifetime? I believe it’s important to take time for things you enjoy in life. Doing things you enjoy can make you feel more energized and maybe even relaxed at the same time. We all know that it’s important to take time to … Read more

Failure Is Good

Why do we try so hard to avoid failure? Failure shows us that we’ve had the courage to try something. I think that if you avoid failure, you avoid taking action in your life. I try to accept that failure is a part of the experience and the journey. I try to learn from it, … Read more