Thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package.

In which my world explodes

Folks, it’s been a week. Hell, it’s been a year. I started it out with every intention of being more present, more aware, and more careful about avoiding extraneous stress at work. I knew I did not want to live life like I had through most of 2019 and made...

New Year. New Start.

2019 was not an easy year. Connor continues to struggle with his mental health. Cletus attacked my husband and brother-in-law and had to be put down. Dance drama continued to rule the day. However, it was my job that really ruined the year. It became so bad that every...
A Day in the Life of Michelle

A Day in the Life of Michelle

When Trish recently posted a typical day for her, she did so in an effort to show that she is not perfect but does the best she can. She showed the good and the bad in her day and gave her audience an intimate glimpse into what a poses as a normal day for this young...

The Sunday Salon – November 15, 2009

People, it is the middle of November.  Seriously.  This means that I need to get my act in gear to start prepping for the holidays.  And now that I actually have time this year – no finals, no homework, no mandatory daily participation in my online classes...

Where my ego takes another hit…

That’s right, folks.  Yesterday, I made a friend cry.  Today, I find out that even though I have been truly inspiring to watch, amazingly helpful and energetic, totally organized, passionate, and have completely embraced the ideas behind the group, I was passed...