New Year, New Hope

I've been sitting here for a couple of hours contemplating what to write about 2012. How can I possibly convey in words what that year has meant for me and for my family?There is a quote that instantly springs to mind, and I feel that it is more fitting in my life now than it has ever been before....more

New Moment in Time

New Moment in TimeI hear of people making these things called “New Year’s Resolutions”. They are the things they want to do differently with another new year of life. They want to quit something, or start something, or finish something, or heal something, or be something. So, they wait for a new year to do their “something”… the fresh smell of the new year is the motivation they need to make a change....more

Happy New Year!

Here it is New Years Eve – Thomas and I are at home watching movies and spending the last of the holiday together.  Tomorrow is the New Year!  2013 already – again I wonder where does the time go?  It just speeds by so fast!!...more
Happy New Year everyone!more

2013 is Here to Stay

Another New Year.  We made it, despite the ominous predictions of the Mayans and challenges that seemed insurmountable. We have a whole year to put four new numbers at the end of every month and day -- 2013 is here to stay....more

New Year's Resolutions: My Family's Story of Torture

In two days on Christmas 2012 I'll be at my moms house. Me and my family will do the customary exchange of gifts, eat a fabulous dinner and finish with dessert: left over cookies and cakes served the night before at my cousins house. Everyone is relaxed. The stress of shopping, wrapping, hiding presents is over. After two days of celebrating Christmas Eve and Day, we're all kind of talked out. I have the kind of family that can endure silence. Small talk. We watch the kids play with there presents which tire us out. Round two of eating commences....more

Looking ahead to 2013

A new year is almost here, stretching ahead of us and holding all sorts of possibilities - some anticipated and others as-yet unknown... some within our control and others beyond... some long-planned and others spontaneous. ...more

Back in Session

Here we are again. Typical coming of age blog post.Hello School, hello death.I think I forgot how to use my alarm clock. Every morning it beeps and beeps but I don't remember what the noise is for. It’s deceiving and evil and gross.I don't think I can get used to it again. I am not meant to stay in a room for 8 hours a day. I have so much more to offer. To give.It seems like every day now people are pressuring me to figure out what I want to be. But why can't I just be? ...more

HOPE CHEST and CREATING HAPPINESS FOR MYSELF IN THE NEW YEAR

http://www.crustybeef.blogspot.com HOPE CHEST BlogHer.com http://www.blogher.com/strap-2012-your-happiness-seatbelt-dr-aymee "You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence." ~Robert Frost~...more

New Year, New Start

It's January and a new year.  Most people are happy to say goodbye to 2011.  It didn't work out well for lots of people.  In January people look forward to a new start, a new look, a new job, a new life.  How you look at this new year that we have all laid out fresh before us stretching a long bright way into the future is what matters....more

New Year's Eco-Lutions

Yep, we’ve made another trip around the sun. The new year is upon us filled with brand new opportunities and chances. Let’s do our best to make it an even greener one with these simple tips!...more
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