Last week one of my kids asked me how they could get the courage to talk to someone they have a crush on. Now I only have one high school Crush Story where I exhibited bravery. It was at a high school graduation party and I approached the boy I’d been crushing on for two years and asked him to dance. He said no. On the surface, it’s not such a great story. Except for the part where I actually… Read more »

Moderation. Not exactly the merriest of words during the month of December.  Especially not if your brain –and Pinterest boards–are crowded with cookie exchange party ideas, holiday menus and pie. I like pie. Thanks to Barbara over at Just a Smidgen for planting the idea of pumpkin and meringue in my head.  Yum.  It haunted me excessively. Some days I think I have moderation under control.  Some.  It’s a work in progress. Take my very first diary.  I’ve mentioned it a… Read more »

  Have you ever found yourself looking for a sign?   Sometimes we look for signs anywhere– horoscopes, the weather, dreams.  When I was younger I remember consulting the Magic 8 ball when it came to matters of boys great import. Did you know that Google is also on that list?  I realized that last week when I looked at the list of search engine words that led internet surfers to my site. High on that list was one of… Read more »