Life always has a way of throwing us curves, Lord knows I’ve had a few thrown at me these past few weeks and it’s the same for characters of a Novel.  Take for instance that huge secret novel that I was writing… No I’m not revealing anything about it.  Anyway, take for instance that one.  It was finished as far as […]

Choose Wisely

Have you ever reached a point or time when you stand in the middle of your kitchen (or living room, it doesn’t matter where) and find your brain full of so many questions and concerns that it takes all your energy and you finally decide to take a step back? I’m sure you have, we all have. That’s what happened to […]

Time is Precious

A friend and I were talking this morning and she brought up something that happened back in October or November and when she did, it felt like she was talking about eons ago, not just a month or so ago.The older I get, the faster time seems to go. Years ago, I remember telling my kids, for one reason or another, […]

Take Time for Yourself

Yesterday when I was at the gym, trying to get through my set of squats, I started thinking about how easy it is to get caught up in looking after everyone else, ensuring they’re happy, that you forget about yourself.  I know what that feels like, I did it my whole life.It takes a complete lifestyle change to make yourself number […]

Striving to be you

Have you ever really wondered who you are? I don’t mean are you a nice person, are you kind to others, do you gossip, are you one to rant and rave at other drivers… Not that kind of stuff. Have you ever truly looked beyond the above ground emotions, your abilities, accomplishments, failures? Someone’s perception is a broad spectrum — […]

It snowed

Well yesterday we finally had our first snow fall.  We’ve been very blessed this year, usually by this time we’ve already shovelled our walks and driveways a dozen or more times, but it held off until yesterday. And…it being the first snowfall meant everyone forgot how to drive. People were slip sliding away but yet there were those who didn’t […]