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Mindful Writing Challenge January 2014: Small Stones 18-24

Again this week I've been enjoying writing a "small stone" each day, and thought I'd share another handful with you today. (Not sure what this is all about? ...more
melanie jean juneau Thank you! Hope you're enjoying it.more

Midlife Cabernet: More Baby Boomers than Teens "Like" Facebook

'lonely goat herder'...I like that.  Social networking to a demographic who now knows why they ...more

The diving board story.

This story has always been referenced by that title. I have not shared it for over twenty five years. It was my story telling debut.  I babysat a lot when I was young. I enjoyed it and kids liked me. It gave me spending money and something to do. My favourite family to sit for,Lived down the street from me. They were a nice family.They had two girls.They were great parents and always considerate of me....more

Rebel or Compliant?

NaBloPoMo ~ January 24, 2014 Friday, January 24, 2014 Does pressure ever make you want to rebel and do the exact opposite of what is being asked of you?~~~~~~~~...more

Mirror, Mirror

Look in the mirror. Does the person you see match the person you feel like on the inside? How much stock do you put in appearances? (WordPress prompt)...more

A Note to say Thank You

Dear friends, I want you to know that I am grateful to and for you. Whether you read my words and quietly lurk Or share my posts with others Or take the time to write a comment Thank you for being here. Whether you just happened to drop by today Or you're a brand new friend Or you've been around for awhile Thank you for being here. Whether you only visit occasionally Or subscribe to my blog and read every new post Or catch up with me on Facebook or Twitter Thank you for being here. Whether I know you online Or in "real life" ...more
inevertoldher Thank you! :)more

Salmon, bacon, spinach and mushroom sandwich

food chick eats:  Super Yummy Salmon SandwichIt's quick 'n' easy., Salmon, Spinach and Mushroom sandwich...more

When Our Loved Ones In Need Elude Us

Relationships are messy. . This article might seem detached but it is my response to a daughter who is going through a crisis . We are in agony because our fierce love seems like a noodle arrow which cannot pierce through  to her heart.  This is hardly an unique situation.  I guess it is because we do not fully grasp what is best for our husbands, children or parents Often our way of loving misses their hearts completely....more

Thursday Thought of the Day ~ Women Are Like Tea Bags

wdolderer thank you! If had a stamp with it, I would definitely stamp the quote all over! thanks ...more

Midlife Cabernet: When Your Rack Hurts Your Back

I need to get something off my chest. For the past year, I’ve been fighting old age with the tenacity of Wonder Woman but the only thing we have in common is the super-human bosom that with the correct lighting can be seen from outer space.  We don’t have the same physique because the sand in my hourglass figure morphed into dunes complete with rolling hills and hidden crevices. And lolling around in front of me are boobs that once fed the entire newborn unit at St. Mark’s Hospital in Salt Lake City....more
I laughed out loud at the line when you removed the rack prison...thanksmore