Reflecting on 2022

I'm going to say something that may come across as somewhat controversial. But I hope you'll stick with me... The last few years have been pretty rough, right? I mean, I remember this time last year thinking I wasn't ready for 2022 because I still hadn't recovered from the trauma of 2020. And now, here … Continue reading Reflecting on 2022

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Some Goals for 2023

I'm not one who typically sets goals for myself at the start of a new year. I'm not a fan of making resolutions. The overwhelming pessimist in me just sees a New Year's resolution as a way to wind up disappointed by the end of February. But I've been thinking about the kind of year … Continue reading Some Goals for 2023

Rearranging

I've been thinking about it for a while. That thought has been the rearrangement of the furniture in my living room. But there's a problem with that... I have a very small living room. I have only so many pieces of furniture that can logically be moved to only so many logical locations in the … Continue reading Rearranging

On the 25th Day of Blogmas…

Here we are. It's Christmas Day. And Blogmas comes to an end. This was a good way for me to return to blogging after taking a couple months off. Though, if I'm being honest, there were several days where coming up with something to write as a Blogmas post was extremely difficult. Those are the … Continue reading On the 25th Day of Blogmas…

On the 24th Day of Blogmas…

Hey kids... I've been at my grandmother's house for the last six hours. It's been a lot of fun... but it's also been a long day. And I'm tired. So I'll just say merry Christmas to all and to all a good night.

On the 22nd Day of Blogmas…

Each Christmas as our extended family gathers at my grandmother's house, there are certain traditions that take place. One of those annual traditions is a gift exchange among the "grown-ups" in the family. This type of exchange goes by a number of names. I typically refer to it as the "Dirty Santa" exchange. It's the … Continue reading On the 22nd Day of Blogmas…

On the 19th Day of Blogmas…

There are no presents under my Christmas tree. There are none that I've bought and wrapped that are waiting to be delivered. There are none that have been given to me to be opened on Christmas morning. Not a thing. Not even a stocking stuffer. That's because Mom said we're not doing presents this year. … Continue reading On the 19th Day of Blogmas…