Sheryl Sandberg wrote a post on her facebook account marking the end of sheloshim, the completion of religious mourning for a spouse. As most people are aware, her husband died in a treadmill accident when they were on vacation. You can read the full post here I read the post this morning out of empathy &… Continue reading Option B
Although I was born into Catholicism, I was not raised Catholic. It logically follows that I have never really followed the concept of Lent. This year, I noticed a lot of people who also are not Catholic, borrowing from the tradition & re-imagining it. I am not a big fan of giving things up. Although… Continue reading when you borrow a concept
So we all have those people, those people who drive us bat sh** crazy. In ‘real’ life, on social media, on television, doesn’t matter…they seem to have been placed on this earth to single-handedly drive us bananas. You have these people running through your head right now don’t you? You are welcome 🙂 Of course… Continue reading Pot meet kettle
I should know better….I mean I seriously should know better by now… There is always a test & it always seems to be a pop quiz… I had a pretty good weekend, if you read my blog you know I spent the weekend with two fascinating men that offered me a lot of inspiration &… Continue reading down the rabbit hole….
So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain. In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on. My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real
So, while I try to be positive & grateful, truth be told, there are things that make me cranky. Here is one. I have already mentioned in another blog that while I’m not a fan of pumpkins, I do love me some fall. The cooling tempratures and the changing colors make me happy. I like… Continue reading it’s not all sunshine & roses
It may seem a little dramatic but, I thought of a different idea for a blog post. I spent a lot of time working on it, saved it, picked categories & tags for it as well. It was sitting quietly in my draft folder waiting patiently for the morning when I would publish it. Hours… Continue reading defining moments
I have a confession to make……. While I love fall I would appear to be one of the few humans who are willing to admit that I am not a fan of this pumpkin craze that has overtaken our society in the last few years. I also don’t care at all about Halloween, but I… Continue reading herecy
Why yes, I have decided to go there today. I have a love/hate relationship with these contraptions. I believe that as this post develops, I am going to realize there is probably more hate going on than love but I have surprised myself before. First, I feel I should begin with the obvious, Why? Why… Continue reading The bra
What is more important than – having someone tell you how proud of you they are? – having someone support & encourage you? – having someone be your cheerleader? – having someone show you grace? – having someone forgive you? What is much more important than those wonderful things… – learning how to be proud… Continue reading Something to consider…..