Have you ever learned something new about yourself that totally shocks you? And at the same time feels like another puzzle piece fell into place? Does it usually happen during the holiday season? Yeah, that happened to me this week. I have always thought of myself as a generous person. I love to give gifts.…Read more The Anti-Gift
One of my favorite Marcus Aurelius quotes is “Choose not to be harmed and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed and you haven’t been.” This quote - 'It is exactly because she does not contend, that nobody can contend with her.' - by Lao Tzu, which is part of a larger quote, is a…Read more ‘It is exactly because she does not contend, that nobody can contend with her.’ ― Lao Tzu
How's everybody doing? Take a deep breath, my fellow introverts, the holiday season will be over before you know it. Here are some new photos that will hopefully help take your mind off of the stress of the season. Enjoy!!
I was introduced to Pinterest by my brother-in-law's ex-girlfriend. At the time I wasn't too excited because to use the site I needed a Facebook account. Yeah, I'm still not all that fond of Facebook, but Pinterest is an amazing resource. I find something new every day on that site. I've found patterns, recipes, books,…Read more Pinterest Rules!
This time of year has always lent itself to introspection and review for me. It is a time to take a good, hard look at the direction in which my life is headed to make sure I'm still on the path I want to be on. That's not to say that I haven't had to…Read more Self-fulfilling Prophecy
R.J. and I went to Costco yesterday and, well, it hit home that the holiday season is right around the corner. We try to time our visits so the store isn't so busy, but sometimes it's unavoidable. As we walked in the front door I noticed they had their holiday hours posted. Holiday hours. A…Read more Very little is needed to make a happy life – Marcus Aurelius
I share a lot of personal stories here. Sometimes I think it might be too much since most of what I share I have never told anyone face-to-face. Other than R.J. of course, but that's different. If you can't share the most intimate details of your life with your significant other then there's something wrong.…Read more Celebrating What’s Right