Life Happens For You Not To You

Life events happen.  There will be good times and there will be times when life is challenging.  This is the cycle of life that happens to everyone without exception.What differentiates people who come out of difficult times with a positive viewpoint versus those that don't; typically, is the perspective they choose to view life situations....more

Poem For Today. Lucille Clifton

 "good times" BY LUCILLE CLIFTON (1936-2010) my daddy has paid the rentand the insurance man is gone...more
Think about the good times... Beautiful, Jadaye, thank you for sharing.   :)   ~Virginiamore

Bacon, world peace, and chats with strangers

One of the nicest ways to spend time on the weekend, I think, involves enjoying a) spending time with good company, b) a late breakfast at a cosy diner (which must include bacon and plenty of strong, hot coffee!), and c) a long, leisurely walk outside in the fresh air and sunshine. ...more

Giddy Up Mommy

this is me giving my kids a ride on my back!!You have to copy and paste the link in your browswer for some reason it doesn't work?!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZqQiUvpcc8...more

The List: Countering Tragedy with Information

Birthday WishesFor our family, this week was a week of celebrating Darling 1's 5th Birthday; having fun with family in Texas and cross-c...more

Old Drunken Lady

Today's post will be short and sweet. This mom actually got a night out, away from her kids last night. It was a lot of fun, but I'm paying the price today. I had dinner and drinks with two good friends from high school and drank like an eighteen year old! We even went dancing! I hurt. It's amazing how bad things feel so good at the time! ...more