Monthly Archives: October 2014

My Halloween Costume: A Slightly Apathetic Mom With Time Management Issues

Normally I love to dress up for Halloween. It’s one of the things I look forward to the most because what good little thespian doesn’t like to dress up in silly costumes and play a part? This year though, I’m … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness Day 7

You ever have those days where you’re kind of glad plans got cancelled? I got all gussied up to go see Matt at work and when I say gussied up I mean I put on something other than yoga pants, … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness Day 6

I am really grateful for my children. I’m grateful for them everyday so that’s kind of cheating, I get it, but today there were a few stand out moments that made me want to write this. First, I am grateful … Continue reading

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Why Are People Such Meanie Heads?

You know what’s great about being social online? If someone hurts your feelings you can unfollow, unlike, add them to some obscure list so that you don’t have to keep seeing them.  I wish sometimes you could do that for … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness Day 5

Today I’m pretty grateful for doors.  Doors which I can close to distance myself from the grumblings of a frustrated teenager. I am also grateful for hugs from that same teenager and his out of the box thinking that makes … Continue reading

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Genuine

This is a word I’ve heard about myself and my writing lately and I rather like it.  It’s actually a place that I’ve worked to get to over the course of my life too.  There was a time when I … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness Day 4

-Today we got to go on a field trip to the National Weather Station. It was so wonderful of them to open up their offices and take time out to talk with our students and teach them about meteorology.  I … Continue reading

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You Can’t Please Everyone

There is a very special place in the world, high up on a mountaintop I imagine it to be just about wide enough for me to sit on cross-legged and as long as I don’t do any extraneous shifting, I … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness Day 3

My mom and I went to see the movie The Judge. Now normally this is not the kind of movie I would go to see, but my mom wanted to see it and there’s bad juju if you don’t do … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Happiness: Day 2

Today was a bit of an odd day. I woke up with a big old headache, but hey I can be grateful that I did wake up, right? I took a deep inhale of my peppermint essential oils to try … Continue reading

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