COVID, Kids, Productivity

Silver Lining #1

Do you have a “favorite” side effect of the pandemic? That probably sounds like a weird question, but I mean, is there one outcome from all of the changes that you like the best? (I know we all really despise many things about it. But I think most people agree there are SOME perks to the lifestyle changes, even if…

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Wednesdays, Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday- #modestyfail :)

Well, what did I say? Election day came and went, and what do you know…..HERE COMES THE SUN AGAIN! 😉 The world is indeed still turning!! Granted, we don’t have a result yet. But, I’ll go out on a limb here and predict an identical view from my sunroom window tomorrow at 5:55 a.m. And the next day. And the…

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We Can Work it Out

Oh boy, oh boy, the day has come. It’s Election Day here in the U.S. I dropped off my absentee ballot yesterday (meant to do it sooner, but just didn’t get around to it…). I had never voted absentee before, but decided to request a ballot because it just seemed nice to fill it out and drop it off ahead…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Everybody is interesting

Last night I was sitting and reading my current non-fiction choice (You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why it Matters), and a couple of lines stood out to me that I wanted to share. “Everybody is interesting if you ask the right questions.” -Kate Murphy, p. 40 I had to stop reading for a second and think about this.…

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Family Fun, Holidays

Halloween 2020 and on to November!

Halloween 2020 is a wrap. This is basically the end of “fall” to me, too, although November is obviously still technically fall. Things just start moving full steam ahead toward more of a Christmas feel I think, and the weather here usually turns colder, darker, windier, etc. Last night was a pretty quintessential “Halloween night” from a weather perspective- full…

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