Category Archives: completing tasks

From Fat and Frumpy to Fit and Fabulous in Fifteen Months (?)

You may wonder WHO the header of this post refers to.  Well, gentle reader, that would be ME.  After stepping on the scale a few weeks back, I have determined that I am going to get back to a better … 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.  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.  I am reminded of “The Little Red Hen”, a story I learned as a … Continue reading

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Why I finally “ate that frog”.

For those of you who are now wondering what in the heck I am talking about, this is a little bit of wisdom from Mark Twain. “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen … Continue reading

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Reach your destination one step at a time!

The vision must be followed by the venture.   It is not enough to stare up the steps-we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner What an excellent bit of advice!  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.   My yard and garden, small though they may be, offer me … Continue reading

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