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My 1st Car

My first car was a 1960 Chevy Biscayne

I joined a Toastmasters club last year and have learned a lot during the last few months. Last month our theme for May 15th was “First Car” and I was tasked with giving a last-minute speech. I was in the “Hot Seat” and our scheduled speaker couldn’t make it. Below is the speech I gave. […]

Be Careful What You Wish For – ...

Be Careful What You Wish For – You Just Might Get It

I never truly understood the power of The Law of Attraction until I received what I was focused on. I just wasn’t prepared for the delivery of, or the answer to, my dreams. If you’ve heard of the Law of Attraction, you will understand the statement “Be Careful What You Wish For.” The Law of […]

Mother’s Day Memories – 2...

Mother’s Day Memories – 2011

I’m taking a cue from Dr. Laura and remembering that Mother’s Day is more than getting praises for being a mom, it’s also about sharing sweet memories of your children. It was Christmas 1987. We had been back in the United States after living in Germany for just a few months. We had a small […]

Ready For Christmas 2010

Ready For Christmas 2010

I’m ready for Christmas. Anyway, I was ready before Christmas day, I just didn’t get the time to post my video. I blame it on my daughter, Jennifer. When I was pregnant with her, she was 10 days late in arriving and I’ve been running late ever since. However, I believe that you should complete […]

It’s Done – The Pantry Ha...

It’s Done – The Pantry Has Been Cleaned Out

I finally did it, I cleaned the pantry out. It may not seem like much, but it is a milestone in my moving forward with living and not just doing. Oh I’m still doing, doing, doing, but now there is a small corner of doing that I just lifted off my shoulders. The weekend after […]

It’s Time to Clean Out the Pant...

It’s Time to Clean Out the Pantry

Yes, this is my pantry. There are bits and pieces of my life scattered and stored on the shelves. There’s a sewing machine and a few sewing supplies, some craft supplies, yarns and baskets, office supplies, a foot soaker, picture frames, wrapping paper, a couple of kites, paint, glue, cleaning supplies, games, paper towels and […]