To Do List Before Leaving

To Do List Before Leaving

I haven’t often left town without my family since we have had children. I am grateful that my husband is more than willing and capable of taking care of everything while I am gone. A few days before I leave, as things pop into my head that need to be done while I am gone, I rattle them off out loud to him. Every time, I get the same response: “Make me a list.” I think of more things that need to be done and say to him, (more…)

Bloom Where You’re Planted

Bloom Where You’re Planted

iris“Bloom where you’re planted” once meant make the best out of a bad situation, like the cliché “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

When I was growing up, the viewpoint was: “If you make A’s in math and science, but C’s in history and geography, then focus on history and geography. It is understandable if your math and science homework suffers.

If you are a gourmet cook, but not such a great housekeeper, devote more effort to the housework and simplify your meals.”

There is a new philosophy taught now: (more…)

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