"God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done." ~ Anonymous I'm not so sure about that as it seems as though every time it rains or there is a bit of wind, another section of my privacy fence falls over. I finally purchased the hex nut bit I needed for my impact… Continue reading Bits and Pieces
I don't even have a picture for this one. Correction: I found a picture. An appropriate picture even. Last night, the EMA for the county sent out a notice for high winds. And high winds they were indeed. Estimated to be at 60 mph. (Not that I stepped outside to personally measure the windspeed, I… Continue reading Gone with the wind . . .
"What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it." ~ Juliette Binoche Although I would prefer to have large blocks of time to spend working on the house, in reality I have short segments of time in which I can accomplish small steps towards completion. Earlier this week, I spent time… Continue reading Score: House 2, Karen 0
"Life is about change. Sometimes it's painful. Sometimes it's beautiful. But most of the time, it's both." ~ Lana Lang Much like the swing poised over the unknown above, significant life changes can be beautiful with a hint of the unknown lurking below the surface. Moving. Making friends. Learning the job. Getting to know co-workers. … Continue reading It Hasn’t Been Easy
"One way to make the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure." ~ William Feather And the adventure has begun! Back-n-forth. Driving between states with purpose and reason and then, finally. . . Driving to the new home for permanence other than short visits. Tension. Tears. Leaving the kids behind.… Continue reading Adventure
"A part of your healing will be to rediscover what it means to be you; there will be some additional scars inflicted by your ex-partner, but your inner self will eventually shine again." -- A Conscious Rethink Having been in a relationship with a narcissist, and having to continue dealing with him on a… Continue reading Breaking Ties
"There are more ways than one to measure profits and losses." -- Randy Pausch When I do my staff evaluations, I like to ask them four questions before I hand them their written evaluation: How do YOU think you're doing? What do you LIKE about your job? If you could CHANGE anything about your job,… Continue reading Profits, Loss and Potential