Who Knew?

Surround yourself with goodness

Pressure---what are you making me do?

Focus. Now this is a great example of a positive way to view pressure. It isn’t that I dislike focusing, but sometimes it can feel like an unnatural way of life for me. If I had my choice, life would be lived in more of a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants style. At heart I am a gypsy and sometimes focusing or staying put can feel very unnerving. However, without focus can you ever really achieve your goals in life?Maybe? But do I want to risk it? No, I don’t and I don’t have the luxury of time to figure it out. Commitments demand my attention now and demand I focus on what needs to be done....more

Under Pressure?

Working well under pressure has become a way of life for me. You see, as a seasoned procrastinator one must learn to sink or swim under pressure. I believe for the most part there has been a lot of swimming, with a few epic fails thrown in for good measure. Working under pressure has almost an addictive quality, even while thinking about it I can feel the adrenaline surges taking place in my body. As an adrenaline junkie, maybe there is an addictive component? My choice to go back to school this past September felt so right....more

Hardcore Blogging in 2014

Here we are, on the doorstep of a new year and I am ready to make some changes. I will admit I have been a fairweather blogger and regular posting was never my strong suit. If something particularly amusing or horrific happened, I would be motivated to type out my story. Not exactly the ingredients for a riveting blog, eh? So I have decided to enlist NaBloPoMo to try and give me the inspiration to blog daily. Just typing daily sends shivers down my spine, but I believe I can do it. I will do it, why even entertain the alternative?...more

Second Chances

Afraid Of Your Own Shadow?

My Daughter and I--Roatan 2010...more

Summer Manifesto