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Following is an article I re-read whenever I feel I am losing my perspective and need to be redirected back….

“Never time to sweat the smaller things” Deborah Fineblum Raub, Boston Metro Newspaper Winter 2003   The Tuesday night commute began like any other. The 5:40 bound for Providence, with it’s cargo of 1300 weary and home-bound souls, had pulled out of South Station more or less on time. But within minutes, the train slowed… Read More Following is an article I re-read whenever I feel I am losing my perspective and need to be redirected back….

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You Can Call Me Sunshine…

I think I’m a hippie. I am not using this term with any disrespect.  I imagine hippes to be very calm, likeable, un-selfish and open minded people.  Ok, so I’m a little high strung, I am likeable and well, there is that whole not accepting change thing…. hmm am I off here? I do get… Read More You Can Call Me Sunshine…

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School project pow-wows….

Some 12 yr olds don’t like school project pow- wows.  Mine doesn’t. I think they’re awesome; a chance to collaborate and get ideas for a project?! What’s better than that?  I say again, AWESOME!  It was well planned, I made cookies (sugar free-VERY good!), we all had paper and pens.  We were ready, and I… Read More School project pow-wows….

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Nemesis Needed

A little competition is good for the soul.  So with that in mind, I have decided I need a Nemesis.  Not an evil one whose main goal is to destroy me, just a slightly combative and VERY competitive one.  I don’t think I have been pushing myself hard enough lately.  So yes, a Nemesis is… Read More Nemesis Needed

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Plenty of Time

Denial. I have been in denial about time. There’s plenty of it, enough for everyone. It’s TIME for peep’s sake! It is now becoming painfully apparent I have not used my time wisely for my friends. Time is slipping away, and now a TRUE FRIEND is slipping away as well. Well, not really slipping away,… Read More Plenty of Time

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Pushing the button…

Pushing the damn button….  Why can’t I just “finish checkout”?  I fill my cart with all these lovely things, then leave them there, waiting….. I have missed GREAT sales, I have even had the NERVE to leave things in my cart that had “only 1 left-ORDER SOON!”. Which of course was gone when I returned… Read More Pushing the button…

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Second chances…

Second chances. I like second chances. I believe in second chances. I took what I thought was an opportunity for something new. What I had called at the time a “leap of faith”. Maybe not even that glamorous, maybe just “time to move on”. I only fleetingly called it a second chance. But now I’m… Read More Second chances…