The Just Because Bucket

Do you have a just because bucket? You know, those items on your bucket list that have no particular rhyme or reason but somehow make the list anyway. Just because. More than likely these types of items are not blow-your-socks-off … Continue reading

Overcoming Grief And Loneliness

Overcoming Grief And Loneliness About to attend another funeral this weekend (one of several within the last three weeks), it’s not exactly how one pictures themselves spending the holidays or starting off a new year. Ever. My heart goes out … Continue reading

Forget Resolutions

Forget Resolutions. Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s talk New Year’s theme words. Maybe it’s time to throw out your usual New Year’s Resolutions and instead try on a “theme word” for the new year. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all … Continue reading

A City Girl’s Take On Country Bumpkin Life

Although a city girl at heart, I’ve had the unique opportunity to experience country bumpkin life. I’ve lived in big cities and small towns and been happy in both, each having their different types of blessings and opportunities and lessons … Continue reading

Looking For Next Steps

For those that feel stuck…. I know what it’s like to be so worried you’ll either do the wrong thing or, just as bad, do nothing at all. I imagine you’ve experienced this feeling before too. It seems that we … Continue reading

KICKSTARTER SUCCESS! A Reason To Smile. (And Smile BIG!)

I told myself I would not be a clock watcher. This morning I woke up to post my last update, ┬áplea, and posting in the 30×30 fundraising campaign and then told myself I would NOT sit there and anxiously watch … Continue reading

Lessons from the Broncos

As a Bronco fan there was nothing more painful than watching the team in orange go down in flames against the Seattle Seahawks. (To all the non-football fans out there, the Denver Broncos lost in an 8 to 43 spanking … Continue reading

Failure Hall of Fame

With 9 days left to go in the 30×30 Kickstarter publishing campaign, there’s a lot of questions on what is actually in the book. Let me be the first to say that it’s not just my stories. Here are some … Continue reading

What Happens When The Dream Dies

Dreams. We all have them. As children we dream of being doctors, firefighters, astronauts, teachers, moms, and dads. We dream of our wedding day. Of throwing the winning touchdown. Of performing in front of thousands. But then somewhere along the … Continue reading