Today on New Year’s Eve, I am ready to leave 2019 behind and step into the future hope of 2020. How about you? Are you ready for a new day? Continue reading “Future Hope”
I have little signs in my home. Most of the time, I do not see them. They contain phrases and words to inspire and encourage me, or just make me laugh. Like the one I cross-stitched hanging in the bathroom. In a houseful of readers, this one always brings a smile to my face. Continue reading “Little Signs”
Yesterday while out shopping, I saw the bank building I went to as a child was torn down. A small prick of regret pierced my heart. A piece of my childhood was gone. Continue reading “Uprooting Milly”
While talking with my husband this weekend, I realized we no longer had careers. We have jobs to get us to where we want to go. And the shocker is…I’m okay with that! When did this shift happen? Continue reading “The Death of the Career”
Duh duh da dum… We have been renovating the “The Kitchen” for about four years now. That’s the way we refer to it, “The Kitchen.” Amazingly this little galley style kitchen had become a large overwhelming task. Continue reading ““The Kitchen””
I was randomly thinking while bored this afternoon (Almost always a dangerous thing). I started thinking about books and getting back to play (remember that? I haven’t forgotten).
I seem to spend my life getting back to what I started. It feels so good when our tasks spin off with a big stamp of “DONE.” Well…a lot of things got done in January. Yay! Now for the goals and plans that lay scattered throughout Milly’s Realm that were abandoned while I was reacting to life.
Everything has stopped. The parties, the shopping, the preparing, the gifting, the sharing… Do you feel it too? Stillness and calm as everything in the world pauses to take a breath.
This week felt like a major strategy session. The mission is the taming Milly’s Chaotic Crazy Christmas Traditions. I spent most of the year ignoring the Big “C.” Then after my Blackened Friday, I decided some decisions had to be made. My first reaction was to pull out my ‘Nuclear Option:’ Skip Christmas 2016 altogether. Continue reading “Plotting Christmas”