This is the last blog of the year! I will be taking next week off to spend with family, relax, and plan for 2023. And I have some big plans for 2023: These are some big tasks, which is why my word of the year is FOCUS. Focus is something I struggle with at times.Continue reading “Happy Holidays and My 2023 Word of the Year”
Category Archives: holidays
It’s been awhile since I posted. Part of that was calculated. The election season was fraught. The aftermath even more so. And a lot of why I wasn’t here wasn’t on purpose. Not consciously. But the fact was, I was struggling with what to say. Struggling with a lot of things. Struggling since the move. A fewContinue reading “Adjustment Period”
Happy New Year!
It’s the first day back to reality after a long holiday break, the chaos of Christmas, travel to visit family and a cold that knocked my socks off so badly I’m six days in and, although markedly improved over days 1 and 2, still in need of afternoon naps and my ever-present box of Kleenex. TheContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
My Perfectly Imperfect Christmas
We live in Publix country and I disclose it is my grocery store of preference, partly because I can walk there (though I rarely do since I stop there on my way home from nearly every activity), partly because the store is always clean, the produce fresh, the prices reasonable and partly because most ofContinue reading “My Perfectly Imperfect Christmas”
On the Road Again…Or Not. Deciding on Holiday Travel.
It’s that time of year. The hubby and I pull out the calendar each year around now and start coordinating holiday travel. There was a time in our early marriage, pre-kids, when we’d travel home from Washington, DC, at the drop of the hat. We even had season tickets for UNC football and made it backContinue reading “On the Road Again…Or Not. Deciding on Holiday Travel.”