A Scout is Brave

The tenth point of the Scout Law is "A Scout is Brave", and truer words have not been spoken, especially lately. In today's culture, it's controversial to be a member of the Boy Scouts of America. In the past five years we have made progress in our goals to be fair, and inclusive, but yet… Continue reading A Scout is Brave

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Show me some love!

I'm not an exceptional writer, by a long shot! I read other bloggers posts, and think "Wow! I am way out of my league here!" Some of you are like Pulitzer Prize material! What the heck was I thinking when I started writing my blog?! Well, I'll tell you what I was thinking...I've got a… Continue reading Show me some love!

Superficial beauty hides the hate.

She's considered beautiful by all who gaze upon her. Her face is symmetrical, her nose straight and pert, her eyes clear and perfectly spaced, her skin smooth and without blemish. The women envy her, the men want to be near her. Do they know what is in her heart, and mind? She must be sweet,… Continue reading Superficial beauty hides the hate.

A witty way to approach the day! I’m a poet, and didn’t know it!

Witty">witty.jpg" /> Starting your day on the right foot, can sometimes be a challenge! You didn't sleep last night, you suspect that your husband may have sleep induced Turrets Syndrome, from the number of strange outbursts coming from him! Your back hurts, and you hit the snooze button, one too many times, so now you're… Continue reading A witty way to approach the day! I’m a poet, and didn’t know it!

Look for the Good!

So many times we focus on the bad going on in our life, or the world, but there's still a lot of good to be grateful for! It's all about perspective. We could grumble about our boss, our broke down car, our aching knees, our house repairs stacking up, or hating to go grocery shopping.… Continue reading Look for the Good!

Never have I ever…

I'm getting to that age, that makes me reflect on my life, and ponder the meaning of all this. I've been somewhat fortunate, in that I've been able to fulfill a few things on my bucket list, but I still have a lot to do! I definitely want to travel more! I made my first… Continue reading Never have I ever…

Take time to love yourself

It's ok to take time to show yourself some love - not in a narcissistic way, with a mirror in your hand at all times! Give yourself permission to do little things for yourself, once in a while. If you're not healthy and happy, how can you give joy to others? So many times I… Continue reading Take time to love yourself

Find Your Peace, and Everything Will Fall Into Place

Finding Peace can be a challenge for some people. Negative Nancys are all around us, and they can sure bring you down, if you let them! I refuse to let them! Think positive, and you'll live a positive life. I'm not saying nothing bad will ever happen to you - bad things happen to good… Continue reading Find Your Peace, and Everything Will Fall Into Place

The power of “NO”.

So many times we tell our kids "yes" too often, and are faced with a rebellion when we finally say "no". These families that spend every day after school, taking their kids to several different lessons, or games, or practice, makes me wonder whose idea it was to sign them up for all of these… Continue reading The power of “NO”.

Fifty Shades of Family

Family comes in different shades and various degrees of loyalty. You have black - those are the ones that you know don't like you, and won't ever be there if you need help, but they'll be there to watch you fall flat on your face! In most cases these are the family members that don't… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Family