About a month ago, I treated myself to expensive new running shoes and a fancy pair of socks marked with a left and right foot. Before I started my workout on the treadmill I paused to take a photo of my new shoes. I was quite happy with my new purchases and was excited to test the shoes. Maybe the shoes will help me run faster! But then a man interrupted my happiness. He snuck up and got on the treadmill with me. I vehemently told him to get off. He did. Then he asked when I’d start wearing sports bras … Continue reading Old Grouch Lady Protects Others
I received a notice from the HOA to trim the holly bushes. I never enjoyed getting reprimanded as a kid and that hasn’t changed as an adult. But I couldn’t disagree with the HOA. The bushes were unruly. I also … Continue reading Holly Bushes
This week’s “What motivates you?” is provided by my Uncle Pete. He’s the first uncle I asked to participate and I’m really grateful he agreed. He put much care and thought into his response. I think many readers will be … Continue reading What motivates you, Uncle Pete?
A couple weeks ago I featured Grandma answering the question, What motivates you?” The video was in Spanish and as I mentioned, my translation skills aren’t the best. My Uncle Pete stepped up and translated the video for this week’s … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma? (English Translation)
Today’s post is written by my friend Tore Bellis. He agreed to participate but was concerned he’d give the wrong answer. I reminded him there are no wrong answers – just different points of view. I think you’ll enjoy this … Continue reading What motivates you, Tore?
Today’s guest writer is one of my best friends I’ve known for over 15 years. We are polar opposites in terms of personality – she’s boisterous and fun while I’m the quiet, serious one. But I think that’s why we … Continue reading What motivates you, Michelle?
I’m excited to report this week’s blog post features my grandma on video. She’s 80+ years young and I’m very happy she agreed to participate. The video is in Spanish. For those that don’t speak Spanish, the summary: God and … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma?
This is a special post – because it proves social media can be used in a positive manner. I “met” today’s writer through Instagram and our WordPress blogs. Suso often identifies the plants and insects featured in my photos. What … Continue reading What motivates you, Suso?
When I started this series, I counted on Roy to participate. I went ahead and added him to my list of “yeses” even before I asked him. I’m very grateful he agreed. I think you’ll enjoy his response. Roy Garland If I had to pick one thing that motivates me more than anything else it is “family” and especially the support, teaching and simply being there for the kids. You see, I have two boys and it’s important (at least to me) that when they grow old and have their own kids, they will not look back … Continue reading What motivates you, Roy Garland?
A recent post on Facebook inspired this new series. Someone posted they felt discouraged. Friends and family chimed in to give comfort and counsel. This got me thinking. We all have good days and bad days. What motivates people … Continue reading New Guest Series! What motivates you?