Too Distracted

I woke up at 6:15 a.m. today, crawled out of bed and made my way downstairs and into the kitchen, to make lunches for the kids. (Don't hate on me for making my kids lunches. It's the way I was raised. Blame my mother.) It's not just making the lunches, and the different breads, different... Continue Reading →

Living a Hallmark Christmas Movie

It was bound to happen. When you spend July through December addicted to watching glimpses of Hallmark Christmas movies, in-between making & cleaning up dinner, it's inevitable that life will imitate art. So here we are. Now, to be fair, my life isn't exactly like a Hallmark movie. My parents are (thankfully) both still alive.... Continue Reading →

George Bailey and Me

I feel like George Bailey, in "It's a Wonderful Life." George was a hard-working man, dedicated to his family. He wasn't poor, he wasn't rich. He was doing his best every day to secure a legacy. He was a proud man and would never ask for help when things got bad. He figured it was... Continue Reading →

Between a rock and a hard place

Wow. I never really understood that saying until now. Because that's exactly where I am. I am the owner of a small business, and my business has been suffering since the pandemic. Suffering. Stupid word. Actually, it's not suffering - I am suffering. I'm stressed. I'm sad. I'm angry. And while I am usually the... Continue Reading →

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