Unsolicited Advice About Fixing What’s Not Working

September 13th. Not sure how that happened, but here we are. Right on the cusp of the fall equinox. You can feel change in the air. Unless, of course, you are living in southwest Georgia. Then it feels like summer is holding you hostage and you will never see temperatures cooler than 70 degrees ever…

How Are You Doing with Your ‘One Word’?

I wasn't "called" to be a teacher. I became a teacher, because at the time, it was the easiest thing for me to do. In high school, I had little idea of what I wanted to do with my life. At one point, I wanted to become a beautician. (Those of you who know me,…

Just a Privileged Woman at Starbucks

Currently sitting in a Starbucks in Fort Worth, Texas. The hubby is attending a convention for work, and due to my nonexistent work schedule, here I am. At any rate, so much on my mind, but not sure where to start. So how about this? A confession. I'm feeling rather privileged. I mean, here I…

Back to Normal (As if That’s a Thing)

Seems a lifetime ago that I had a Monday morning like today. A little GMA while drinking a soy latte. (Made for me by me. Sorry Starbucks.) Sprouted grain toast covered with a liberal layer of Earth Balance and freshly ground peanut butter. And laundry. Lots and lots of laundry. And in between loads of…

A Lack of Thought, a Tornado, and an Inspiring Text

I haven't been doing a lot of thinking lately. Been avoiding it like the plague. Not sure why. Perhaps I'm feeling a bit disheartened. Maybe it's laziness. Or perhaps I just needed time to rejuvenate. It was two weeks ago today that my husband and I began our trek to Wisconsin from Georgia. He was…