Why You Should Stop Searching For Your Blue Bird & Sunny Skies

         Photo: BlueBird by Cattips, Flickr Today, The Bay Area is getting a third round of rain storms. The water is much needed to quench the drought here. Amidst the steady rhythm of the chilled rain, and the occasional bird songs, I was so thankful to have had the chance to take some time out to reflect....more

Money can buy happiness

Happy Freakout (aka Black) Friday! Rather than spending the day shopping, I decided to hang at home, meander memory lane with my mother, chat with my children, and hope for hubby to return home soon. Oh, and wrangle words - here are a few more from my former, fictional self.Money Can Buy HappinessPosted by InternetGeek at September 23, 2005 02:56 PMRetail therapy SOOOO works!...more

Day 25 NaBloPoMo: Sleep Deprivation

I'm not sure if this is a smart thing.  I am going to post while sleep deprived.  It is a holiday week and as the snow falls, I'm actually caught up on everything two days before Thanksgiving.  ...more

It's OK (Haiku)

It's ok to feel Not ok - it's not ok To not feel at all.It's way more ok To feel way ok about It all. That's ok.To be ok withOk and not ok is One kind of ok:It's inside ok. And inside ok becomes Outside ok. Always.Keiko Mulligan http://keikomulligan.com...more

100 Happy Days

100 Happy Days...I like the sound of that. Only positive things can happen when we focus on something that makes us happy, don't you agree?Recently my daughter sent me a text with a website and a note that said: “Mom, you need to check this out, you will love it and you need to write about it!”...more

Day 5 NaBloPoMo; Goodness Excerpt

The next installment of my "Rumination of the Fruit of the Spirit" series is about ready to be published.  I would love to do a free book give away on Black Friday and another one on Cyber Monday.   Fingers are crossed and I'm keeping my head down on my work.  Today's NaMo post is an excerpt from GOODNESS....more

Waiting on the Corners of Hardship and Happiness

Image: A busy intersection, but not the...more

Career Happiness

Are you happy with your career?Do you know how to find a career that complements your lifestyle?...more


LAUGHTER......I truly got to thinking about individual laughs this morning.......How almost everyone has their own unique laugh......A good laugh is so memorable and so unique.......A great laugh is so missed when it is no longer around......A great laugh shared can simply be one of the best things in life........Yes, laughter can truly be the best medicine in life.......more

YOU HAVE A FRIEND REQUEST........When The Past Comes Back To Greet You.......Digging into the Past....Is it worth it?

OK, so I am as guilty as the next person on Social Media......I too wanted to look up my high school boyfriend from days gone by.......I wanted to find some old friends that we drifted apart and had lost contact for many years.......I wanted to connect with those relatives that I simply could not stand in person, but thought perhaps I would like on social media.....Yes, I too wanted to "dig into the past...." Mainly out of curiosity I must  admit.......more