Category Archives: Life

Laughing in the face of adversity

How you handle adversity says more about you than you realize. There are millions of different sayings. “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” “True adversity brings out the best in … Continue reading

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I’ll be right back, I promise

I saw this picture on Facebook and laughed.  These days if a mother did that, well, can you say Division of Child and Family Services?What parent hasn’t had that thought run through their brain at least once (or 3,000 times)? … Continue reading

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Everything is a teaching moment when it comes to our kids

Last week when the story broke of the bullied school bus monitor, I was working from home.  While I made a post on Google+, I never posted here.  I have to be more diligent about cross posting.  From June 21, … Continue reading

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Dear Dad

Dad, when you died 25 years ago, I thought it was the worst day of my life.  For a few years, it was.  Then I realized that while your life ended, mine needed to continue down a better path.Since you … Continue reading

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Habit or Habitual – Day 2

Yesterday was day 2 of not smoking.  I found the morning routine was getting a bit easier, but only when armed with the celery sticks and water.  Seeing how they aren’t the worst things in the world to be using … Continue reading

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Habit or Habitual?

Yesterday was Day 1.  First day with no nicotine.  Well, that isn’t quite right, it was the first day I didn’t put more nicotine in to my system. The Chantix pills make some people nuts-O crazy.  That is what had … Continue reading

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Stuff My Son Says

Out of the mouths of babes.  How can the young be so much smarter than their years?  I know that I do know the answer to that, and it is usually the result of having to endure what they should … Continue reading

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