Empty Nest

I’ve always considered myself so blessed to have a daughter who is so thoughtful, kind, smart and funny (like her momma, of course).  But I’m now discovering that there’s a downside to having the greatest kid in the world.   She really took to heart all the messages I sent her about being her own [...]

When Life Gives You Shingles, Make Lemonade.

    Okay. So maybe the saying is supposed to say something about lemons rather than shingles, but the lesson is the same. At least for me.   [As a quick side note, I just want to say that I’m glad to be posting on my blog once again after a long absence. I’m not [...]

Your Legacy

    Skip right to the end.  Don’t worry about the beginning or all the in-between stuff of your life.  What do you want to be remembered for in the end?  When all is said and done, what shall your life have been about?   Do you really want to be remembered for your stylish shoe [...]

Life Without Cable

  This is truly just a tidbit.  Just thought I’d let you all know that it is possible to survive and lead a normal lifestyle without cable TV (or satellite, or Direct TV, or 100+ channels).  My family and I do, and we don’t really feel deprived.   Now, you might urge me to join [...]