Life, Misc.

This and that

I slept like total garbage last night. Sort of. I slept really great from 10 pm until 2 am, and then woke up. After laying there awake until ~4:20, I finally got up. In case you are wondering what time the birds wake up in my area (and start chirping), it is precisely 4:02 a.m. I kept thinking how grateful…

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Deep thoughts, Wisdom

What really matters in life?

I have been wanting to share this for a few days now. It’s something I got in an email last week and it really made an impact on me! It made me pause and think for a few minutes about what life is all about, and what the end goal really is. Apparently, this is referred to as the “Charles…

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Weekends

Weekend whirlwind

Oh man, I feel a bit exhausted! Not exactly the feeling I strive to have at 6 am on a Monday morning, but I guess it’s a good exhaustion. The weekend felt BUSY. As in, pre-pandemic busy feel! I have mixed feelings on this, but I don’t exactly see a way around it, either. A lot of the “busy” was…

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Kids, Misc.

Smartphones & bedtime guilt

New phone! Exciting news. Haha. Ivan ordered me a new phone the other day and it arrived yesterday. I am the type who might use the same iphone for eternity if it were not for the nudging of my husband. (I’ve said before- sometimes I don’t love change!) I generally adapt fully to whatever phone I’m using and cannot imagine…

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Books, Life, Misc.

Monday: gratitude goals, family time and kids’ books

Currently= 37, High= 70. Just a modest 43 degree spread….:) Seems a little crazy, but bring on 70! I love my calendar quote from today. The gratitude thing is always easy when everything goes your way, so I especially like the reminders that point out that the ultimate goal is to be grateful always– highs and lows. Practice, practice, practice…..…

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