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the door & the window

‘When a door closes, a window opens’ There are probably untold variations of that quote.  The inspirational message that although something ended or you didn’t get what you want, there is always another direction for you to travel. I know for me personally, sometimes I don’t realize until much later that there was a window… Continue reading the door & the window

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hodge podge

Nope, not a ‘crafty’ post More of a post with no specific purpose, a hodge podge, if you will, of a few things that aren’t big enough to warrant their own blog.  Little things that just help magnify my personal crazy.  In fairness, I shall attempt to provide a general topic for each. Life Hacks:… Continue reading hodge podge

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hindsight

I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately.  In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom.  I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back.  For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight

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I’m moving

in about 4 years. I am a list maker.  I make lists for everyday things & some longer term things as well.  I was never the person though who created 5 year plans or have very specific things that they felt they need to accomplish by a certain age or number of years. I have… Continue reading I’m moving

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grief

Grief is obviously a byproduct of loss. Loss by death or loss by an ending. There are volumes of writings & thoughts on the death of a loved one.  I lost my mother almost 18 years ago.  I know about mourning death and as the anniversary of this life altering loss is almost here, I… Continue reading grief

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is it me?

The other theme song of my life lately……   Especially at work, not sure if it the seasonal changes or if everyone has just gone a little crazy but goodness, I feel like I should be sending this as my reply to half of the emails & questions I have received lately.   Now I… Continue reading is it me?