To Ask or Not to Ask

Did you know that asking for something is one of the hardest things to do? Think about it for a minute, is it easy for you to ask for something? Whether asking for a cup of coffee, a seat on the bus, or a ride to the store, when you ask something of someone you…

Be Kind… Don’t Be A Dick

I realized today that though I may feel anger and resentment toward someone for wrongs committed against my family, friends or self, I still do not want to see them suffer because I am not a dick. I would give the shirt off my back, shelter and food to ensure a certain level of comfort….

Make it a Great Day!

Pre-dawn. The time of peace and solitude when the moon has gone to bed and the sun has yet to wake up. When the trees and plants are still asleep, moist with dew and creatures of all sizes are holding on to the last few moments of slumber.  Cool and calm, it is a perfect…

There’s an elephant in the room…

Most of us have heard the term, ‘There’s an elephant in the room.’, however, the majority tend to ignore the poor pachyderm until he grows gigantic and stumbles around making a mess. When in reality, if someone would have just passed around the peanuts, the cleanup would have been kept to a minimum.  A few…

For everything there is a season…

To coin a popular 1965 song by The Byrds, ‘For everything there is a season.’ Life,  love,  relationships,  status, and everything in between.  Just when you think you have a handle on things,  Boom! Seasons change.  Spring is in full bloom and the next thing you know,  the leaves are falling.  Where did summer go?…

Be strong

Almost everyone has had that spouse, close friend, or family member that would be fine either way if ties with you were broken.  The thought that someone would not blink an emotional eye by losing you from being in their life is painful. Be strong.  Move on. Unless of course you are simply a horrible…

Switching gears…

In life, as in riding a bike it is sometimes difficult to decide when to switch gears. You move along until it feels right, then can switch gears slightly, bringing on more challenge and stretching of muscles.  However, there are times when the gears switch a bit too violently and you almost fall off the…

Next Chapter…

Ever have the feeling that someone dropped you in the middle of the woods and said …. Have fun… Then left.  That is a little how I felt yesterday when I lost my job without cause. Facing the world yet again as a single mom, trying to stay afloat, however this time, no income. What…