Making Room for Change

Starting my new year off right means clearing the decks, I mean cleaning my desk. Wiping the slate clean so I can start fresh, if only in my mind, is rather like the Monday morning diets people promise themselves. Only this is one time, not 52. Clearing the clutter...

Another Chance to “Get it Right”

      I love second chances and, in my mind, every Jan. 1st gives me one. It’s so appealing to start fresh, getting another chance to make my life easier. If your life is grand already, you can hope that it continues into another year, and maybe tweak...

Open Fridge to Simplify Dinner – 6/11

I’ve had a shift in kitchen-thinking lately. Brought on by my growing discontent with this responsibility, I now start this process by opening the frig to view the contents BEFORE wrestling with the decision on what to prepare. Is there some way these leftovers can be...

Enjoy the Summer Kid Show – 6/08

If you live in my part of the world, summer vacation is about to begin. Losing track of this fact is easy when you’re beyond those child rearing years. But the absence of yellow buses, and hearing the chatter of children in the middle of the day, takes me back to all...