Our Fun Fall Getaway!

Our Fun Fall Getaway!

It’s been unseasonably warm here. Well not warm. Hot. It’s been hot. I think we had one quick minute where the temperature felt cool enough to wear actual closed toe shoes and jeans and flannel. But it IS the south, and we live in flip-flops here pretty much year-round. My brother moved to New Hampshire not long ago, and we jumped at the chance to visit him, in the hopes we would also be able to experience fall in the northeast, as well as tour historical sites we had only read about. And maybe wear shoes other than flip flops. Continue reading “Our Fun Fall Getaway!”

When I Grow Up…

When I Grow Up…

What did you want to be when you grew up? Do you remember? My son used to tell us that he wanted to be a Wal-Mart manager, a UPS man and a rock and roll star when he grew up! He was very ambitious! My daughter wanted to be an astronaut. My husband dreamed about being an architect, but for some reason, I never could land on that ONE THING that I was passionate about that I would want to pursue it as a career. I actually joke that I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up!  Continue reading “When I Grow Up…”

Life Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans…And What Can Happen in Just Five Years

Life Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans…And What Can Happen in Just Five Years

As you get older you start to realize that time passes much more quickly than when you were younger. You remember events as happening just a couple of years ago, and when you think back, you realize that it was actually five, ten or even more years ago. It still blows my mind that 1997 was actually 20 years ago, and not 10 years ago! But what’s really startling is when you take inventory and think about changes that have happened in your life. Sometimes these life events just snowball, and that carefully planned route on the roadmap of life causes you to take a detour. Sometimes they occur slowly, and you don’t realize how much your life has changed until you take notice and take inventory.  Continue reading “Life Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans…And What Can Happen in Just Five Years”