Staying in the Present
Friday, February 26, 2010      1 comments

Lately, I have been wallowing in self pity. My new job didn't work out & I can't draw unemployment. I don't know what to do- apply for teaching positions or look for something else. I still fret over losing the job I had. School librarian jobs a... Read more
Ancient Chinese Wisdom
Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

A few weeks ago my cousin, Gerry, & I went to a Chinese buffet. The waitress brought the fortune cookies. Just for fun, I switched them so that she got mine & I got hers. I opened "mine." It said, "A purpose is the eternal condition f... Read more
YAY Amazon!
Thursday, November 05, 2009      3 comments

I bought an Amazon Kindle in February. I use it every day. It is a VERY important part of my life. At first I thought I would never use an e-reader, I like books- the smell of a new book & the thrill of turning each page as I read. But, I f... Read more
Need Advice on a Career Change
Monday, October 19, 2009      5 comments

I have been checking into occupational therapy as an alternative to teaching. It is a certificate program, I would be an assistant. The pay is comparable & I already have most of the credits I need. I am 52 & I wonder if there would be an agei... Read more
Build a Life to Get Into
Monday, October 12, 2009      6 comments

From today's Healthy Reflections "If you feel "tuned out" of your current life, that's okay. Make your first goal to build a life that you can get "in"-to. Then don't look back. Make every day count and live purposefully, live ener... Read more
Why Grandma Needs a Six Pack
Thursday, October 01, 2009      9 comments

In other blogs I have mentioned that I keep my 15 month-old granddaughter one afternoon a week. She is not walking yet, so I carry her quite a bit. In & out of the car, in & out of the swing, up & down the hill to the swing & back to the hous... Read more
Twelve Words Can Say It All
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      9 comments

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb It looks like the Chinese had this figured out way before I got here. In another blog, I wrote about the fear of beginning, of failing. I always th... Read more
To Live the Life That I Would Love
Friday, September 25, 2009      5 comments

-WARNING-HEAVY THOUGHTS FOR A FRIDAY AFTERNOON- I added this daily affirmation to my signature to remind me- May I have the courage today To live the life that I would love, To postpone my dream no longer But do at last what I... Read more
Positive Quote from the Positive Blogging team
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      3 comments

Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are -- Rachel Naomi Remen Take the opportunity today to r... Read more
Positive Affirmations?
Monday, September 21, 2009      7 comments

Have positive affirmations worked for you? My inner sceptic has a hard time repeating, "My body has an athletic form, and weighs the right and healthy weight," as suggested by Remez Sasson. He writes, "Frequent repetitions make t... Read more
Titled- "While we are on the subject. . . ."
Thursday, September 17, 2009      5 comments

Email #2 from DIL 9/17 "Puffs are not a good snack. Puffs are what we give Nona to occupy her at a restaurant before the food comes. Bananas, raisins, graham crackers, peanut butter crackers, vanilla wafers are a few ideas. Be creativ... Read more
A Slap in the Face?
Thursday, September 17, 2009      7 comments

Am I being overly sensitive? I got an email- sent at 12:20 AM from my daughter-in-law titled "Nona'a Schedule." She had written my granddaughter's schedule from 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM. 4:00 PM is snack & a nap. She ends with "PLEASE!" ... Read more
So, facebook is good for something
Friday, September 11, 2009      10 comments

Myspace, Twitter, youtube, facebook- I pretty much avoid all of them- well, OK. youtube is pretty cool. It's not technology- I enjoy my iPod, Kindle, Macbook. This sounds "old lady," I know, & though I'm a 52 year old woman, I don't think of m... Read more
Epiphany- Ann Taylor Loft!
Thursday, September 10, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday I got a flyer from Ann Taylor Loft. It clicked- That's it! That's what my goal is- to fit in a size 10, like I did a couple of years ago. I weighed 139, bought several nice outfits- looking good! Now I'm up to 156 & nothing... Read more
Wii Bowling Kicks Butt
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      3 comments

Saturday my husband & I bowled five games. It was the first time for both of us. He is left handed so he steps off with his right leg, I am right handed so I step off with my left leg. Sunday morning, my left side glute was killing me. Then ... Read more

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