One Word: I’ve Got My Word! What’s Next?

So many words! Thank you for your willingness to share them with me. As I read through them, I started making a list. Many I feel could serve me in the future. FAITH SOUL DILIGENCE SERVE CLEAN VULNERABLE OFFERING PATIENCE EXPLORE TODAY BALANCE PEACE SPONTANEOUS And thank you for sharing the reasoning for your word:…

To Teach, or Not to Teach?

You know those people who have ALWAYS known they wanted to be a teacher? Yeah...well...I'm not one of them. Oh, I'm not saying I didn't do my fair share of playing school when I was younger. My dolls Lolly, Pixie, and Annabelle frequently joined my stuffed teddy bear Teddy, and sock monkey Charlie, behind shoe…

Here I Am Again, Sitting in an Empty Room

A little over a month ago, I published a post that began... I started writing this post over a week ago, as I sat on the only piece of furniture left in the living room. It was a rainy, gloomy day in Wisco. Well, some things haven't changed much. Despite the fact we moved into…

It’s Been a Couple of Weeks

Two weeks ago seems like a lifetime ago. My life has gone from a sprint to a crawl. Two weeks ago, we were hauling most of the furniture in the house to the storage garage with all of the 'other items' being left behind. Unfortunately, our youngest's apartment won't be available until next weekend (so…

A Post I Never Thought I’d Be Writing

When my children were looking at colleges, my husband and I encouraged them to venture outside their comfort zones. We wanted them to embrace new experiences, explore unfamiliar places, and meet people with different backgrounds. We wanted them to do what was scary and uncomfortable, as we figured those experiences would benefit them throughout their…