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Mental Health, Reading & Writing, Uncategorized

The Power of Perception

Perceptions are a funny thing, some might say fickle, even. A perception, simply put, is the way we think about things. The way we view the world around us, the people in it, the situations we find ourselves in, and so on. We each have the power to shift the perceptions others have of us… Continue reading The Power of Perception

Reading & Writing, Short Stories

The Life of Janie – Part 3

Janie is back! In case you need a refresher on Part 1 or Part 2 you can find them here: Part 1 Part 2 Later that morning Janie let Denise talk her into exploring the “downtown” area with them, if that’s what you wanted to call it. It was basically a two block area with… Continue reading The Life of Janie – Part 3

Reading & Writing, Short Stories, Uncategorized

The Life of Janie – Part 2

Welcome back to The Life of Janie! In case you missed the first part of her story, catch up here: The Life of Janie The next morning Janie rolled over and stretched, feeling calmer and more relaxed than she had in awhile. She opened her eyes and blinked into the bright sun that was shining… Continue reading The Life of Janie – Part 2

Reading & Writing, Short Stories

The Life of Janie

Welcome to the life of Janie! This will be a weekly series of short stories dedicated to Janie and her life as she attempts to navigate a new normal and find herself. I will share a new passage every Saturday and it is my hope that you will all share your insights and wishes for… Continue reading The Life of Janie

family, Parenting

How I Do It… And Why

If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “I don’t know how you do it”, well hell, I’d have a lot more money than I do now!  But in all seriousness, I get asked that question a lot over stuff that I consider routine, so I wanted to talk about it… Continue reading How I Do It… And Why

family, Reading & Writing

My Brother is a Werewolf

I am excited to announce another children’s book from the wonderful author, Ray A. Price. If you’ve never heard of him, check out my first post on his children’s book “Build with Bricks”, which includes an author biography and Q & A here: “Build With Bricks” Well, he’s back again and created another delightful story… Continue reading My Brother is a Werewolf

adventures, fitness, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Quiet Contemplation and Reflection

Around here we try to take the time to reflect on our actions, thoughts and words frequently, but, as with all things, life gets the best of us and it gets lost in the shuffle. So, Sunday's are a day for some reflection and introspection. For myself, it's easy to sit and think about the… Continue reading Quiet Contemplation and Reflection