A recap...

The birthday weekend was good! Outside of Jim having to talk to our builder, we were laid back, had a lot of fun,hS few beers….life is good. I tried to blog from Undisclosed, but Word Press has upped their sign on for security… HUH? You mean I have to write the number down? …. After a day and a half of trying to backtrack,… I’m ba-a-a-a-ack! ...more

Ten things to do with your blog over Christmas

 Ten things to do with your blog over ChristmasThe reality of Christmas and the holiday season is that b...more

Memories of Christmas's Past

Daily Prompt: Memories of Holidays Past by Krista on December 16, 2013What is your very favorite holiday? Recount the specific memory or memories that have made that holiday special to you.~~~~~~~~...more

You're.... Blogging?

     This, I believe, is the third time I have started a blog  in the last two years.   It has meandered around in my mind, but life, or should I say, surgeries, has found my attention instead....more

Do What Works For You

Mike RobbinsIn the spirit of “doing what works for me” I decided to record my very first video blog post (aka vlog) and instead of writing an actual article, I spoke this week’s message to the camera.  I hope you like it and enjoy hearing from me this way, which may be something I do more of in the future.This video message is all about making things easier and doing what works for us, instead of struggling, suffering, and stressing ourselves out (often unnecessarily)....more

Out of Your Reach

Daily Prompt: Out of Your Reach by Cheri Lucas Rowlands on December 10, 2013Was there a toy or thing you always wanted as a child, during the holidays or on your birthday, but never received? Tell us about it.~~~~~~~~...more

December Chat with a Mom: Mom Solo

When I was single and in my early 30s, I thought “This is it, I’m going to be single forever” and I was fine with that. What I wasn’t okay with though was the idea that I will never be a mother. I definitely wasn’t okay with that. My best friend friend who was also single then (who by the way, is also a mother now), used to talk about how to get pregnant without a partner. But didn’t do anything about it, instead we just allowed life to happen and it did. We are both mothers now....more

To Publish or Not to Publish

Q. Tell us about a blog post that you didn't publish.A. I think very carefully about who reads my blogs, so I always publish what I write.  I do edit a lot.  Sometimes, I delete entire paragraphs of thought because I don't want to embarrass my family.  When I journal to myself, I can write without censorship or repercussions.  I can unload all my emotions.  ...more

Life is like a sandwich...

Life is like a sandwich...enjoy the big bites. I am. I am taking all the big bites out of life that I can and enjoying it to the fullest because you never know when a day is your last day. I'm a two-time cancer survivor; I know how to live!Life is like a sandwich...the more you add the better it becomes. Now I don't know about this. Adding? Adding what? More people, more things?... That can make life more complicated, not necessarily good or rich....more