Wednesday was the Release date for our book COMMON SENSE PARENTING Raising Principled Children in an Every-Shifting Culture. We got word from our Distributor that they have already sent out the first 1,000 and orders are still coming in. This book was a dream of my husband Jerry's for about the last ten years. He [...]
Tag: Seasons of Life
Lots of Changes in the Last 10 Years
My first blog post was in August of 2012. A lot has changed in my life since then. These last ten years have been a time of transition in just about every area of my life. As I go back and read my posts, I see times of confusion, times of loss, and lots of [...]
Being Productive in Every Season
We recently purchased our first Hydroponics garden. It came equipped with all the stuff we needed for it to produce a lot of good fruit. I thought all we had to do is keep the water level up and put in some fertilizer once in a while. Being first-time hydro farmers is realizing our countertop [...]
I try to swim every couple of days and the other day I met a neighbor at the pool. As we were getting to know each other, she began sharing with me that she had recently lost her husband. They had been married just short of 70 years. She told me how lonely she was [...]
USE IT OR LOOSE IT
Last month I turned 69, so I am now living my 70th year. Wow!! For some reason, 70 is a big deal in my mind. I feel like I am getting ready to cross over into another country.....Senior Country. Every decade in life presents its own challenges, and I'm not so sure I am ready [...]
IS IT TOO LATE TO FIND PURPOSE?
No matter what age or season we find ourselves statistics will suggest we have missed the opportunity to be our best. For instance, if you didn't learn a second language by ages 7 or 8 it will definitely be too difficult now. If you didn't run a marathon at age 28 then.....good luck! It's interesting [...]
SOMETHING I WOULD TELL MY YOUNGER SELF
PRIORITIZE THE "S" WORD IN YOUR MARRIAGE My 'younger self' and my fiance! Taken in 1974 at a Fair and made into a button I loved to wear! Ah ha....I got your attention! The "S" word I'm talking about is one that is rarely used in our generation. In fact, it is seen as weakness [...]
AN UPDATE ON HOW I’VE BEEN “ENJOYING” 2019
Finding purpose and joy in this season of life.