I’m sitting outside, enjoying the fleeting moments of the first weekend in May. This is (besides Christmas) my favorite time of the year. A cool breeze is blowing from the west, and the sun is heading quickly toward the horizon. The sunlight slants through the trees, and the bird song is joined by only an […]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about other adjustments we make in life, these tiny steps of self-regulation that help keep us on track. I’m trying to make small changes in my relationship with my hubby, with coworkers, and in how I interact with the people I meet on a daily basis — even those I don’t know.
Yesterday, my undergrad alma mater made its first trip to the NCAA men’s basketball tourney. I got home from work during halftime, pleasantly surprised to see my Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs leading the No. 1 seed. I joined in the social media buzz and cheered hard. Throughout the rest of the afternoon, I connected with some […]
It’s been raining. I don’t mean a passing shower every now and then but a whole, whole lot of water pouring from the sky. My daily commute–normally not all that bad–has been filled with extra hazards. Dark cars run with no lights in the gloom. Drivers follow too closely, darting in and out of traffic. […]
Resharing this post from last year with much love to all of you on Valentine’s! Ah, Valentine’s Day! The day when the whole world seems to feel flooded with roses and chocolates and oooey gooey sentiment. The problem is it’s a day that can break hearts as fast as it celebrates them. Not everyone is […]