Reaping the benefits this morning of cleaning off the porch and patio furniture yesterday. (The pollen that comes with spring in Virginia is no joke!) Also reaping the benefits of the first weekend in a month where I don’t have to be anywhere or have to pack to be anywhere.Read More
I have a complicated relationship with gratitude. On the one hand, I appreciate the benefits of it -- nearly everything you read extols its benefits. I'm currently delving into the area of positive psychology and once again, gratitude is high on the list of things to do to cultivate happiness.
Yet any time I have tried to keep a regular gratitude journal, I have not found it to be much help for me.Read More
the more they stay the same! Yup, lots of changes going on around here, but still sporadic in my posting. I have started probably close to a dozen posts but have yet to complete one.Read More
The boys and I just got back from a trip to Chicago. This is a trip that has been a long time in the making...they have wanted to go on a "Chicago pizza tour" for a couple of years now, but until this summer, I was not in a good place to be able to plan it.
This summer I felt a big shift happen. I can't completely explain it other than to say that I let go of a lot.