Category Archives: completing tasks

A “BOO-tiful” Day!

But I love Halloween and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner. Evan Peters We spent part of the day hollowing out our pumpkins and carving jack-o-lanterns. ๐ŸŽƒ The girls did a fabulous … Continue reading

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My Hero

This past week has been challenging to say the least! My hot water heater died Wednesday night, and I found out while I was in the shower. Not fun. I was hoping that someone was washing dishes or doing laundry, … Continue reading

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Fall Vibes ๐Ÿ

Fall is a time for letting go and moving on. Continue reading

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The race is on…

Perseverance is not a long race, it is many short races one after the next. Walter Eliot This was last night’s practice with watercolors. I have a long way to go until it comes naturally, but I’ve come a long … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady…

January 14th, 2019 I began a journey toward becoming a more fit and fabulous version of myself. This is a road I’ve traveled in the past, sometimes successfully and sometimes not so much. After seeing the ads for the “Noom” … Continue reading

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Can “tidying up” REALLY change your life?????

After reading countless reviews praising “the life-changing magic of tidying up, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing” by Marie Kondo, I found my curiosity aroused to the point where I HAD to read this book. ย On our recent anniversary … Continue reading

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Accountability, or “Why I am a ‘mean’ Mom”

Accountability breeds responsibility – Stephen Covey More and more lately, I see examples of the consequences of a lack of accountability in members of today’s society. ย I am reminded of “The Little Red Hen”, a story I learned as a … Continue reading

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Reach your destination one step at a time!

The vision must be followed by the venture. ย  It is not enough to stare up the steps-we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner What an excellent bit of advice! ย I think so often we know the steps … Continue reading

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Why I Deleted All of My Facebook Games.

Originally posted on River Run Dry:
Without any real planning, today I deleted the Candy Crush app from my Facebook account. And then Criminal Case. And then Gardens of Time. And then Bejeweled Blitz. And then Words World or whatever…

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Enjoy the simpler things!

One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred half-finished tasks. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes Sometimes we can get the greatest pleasure from the simplest things. ย  My yard and garden, small though they may be, offer me … Continue reading

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