I was one of four children and while my parents did what they could to help me with college expenses, it was my goal to pay for college myself. I worked my way through undergraduate school working part-time in the administrative office of the Biology Department and supplemented that by becoming a Resident Assistant (“RA”) in the dormitories. Distinct advantage… Read More
Discovering Me! Discovering You!
In this category, I think it is important for you to know something about me such as who I am, what has been my journey and how I made the decision to start this blog. I want to share the journey I have traveled so far and how I came to be the me that I know and love today. I find it extremely exciting and invigorating to meet other women and learn their stories. This section will share the stories of our lives – not just mine. It is not that I think my life’s story has been so different than millions of other women out there but it may be just different enough that someone will read it and find comfort or inspiration in the “sameness” or just see it as inspiration to look at your own journey and how you became the wonderful you that you are today. I hope that other women want to share their stories as well.
Each day is a new opportunity to learn something new. It can be a new word, a new recipe, a new language – every day in every way we are learning. Maybe we are coping with the loss of a job or a loved one, dealing with a serious illness, helping our children or something that impacts the way our lives used to be and is now forcing us to learn to make the most of our lives as they are in our new reality. Maybe we have entered a new phase of life like retirement, parenthood, returning to school to pursue another degree, taking a dance class or swim lessons. Every day in every way we can learn and embrace something new. Together we can keep learning!
I have always been a glass half full person. Most people hate Mondays. I love Mondays! It is the start of a new week . Everything is up for grabs again. Say hello to the day! Most people hate mornings! I love mornings! How can you not love a new day? First, how blessed am I that I woke up… Read More
We are all on a journey of discovery. The journey we take to discover ourselves is one that lasts a lifetime. It is full of highs and lows, wins and losses, tremendous joy and profound sadness. Yet each experience, each challenge, each and every decision we make or chose not to make every minute of every day helps to form… Read More
As much as I love to shop – and I do love to shop – some days it seems like the forces of the universe keep trying to make it a not so pleasant experience. You would think with the aging population and the numbers of baby boomers who are retiring with disposable income, there would be a little… Read More
Anyone my age remembers a time when you had your “Sunday” clothes, your “Holiday” clothes, and your “good shoes.” I will bet you also remember dishes in the house that were only for company or holidays or the myriad of other things that your parents designated to be used only on “Special Occasions.” The chairs were covered in plastic that… Read More