Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

Whatever you think of me, it’s probably true

If you entered my house you would quickly notice that I have areas of clutter, especially my bedroom where few people see. My house isn’t terribly dirty—I don’t keep dirty dishes and such lying around—but I don’t always put things … Continue reading

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Don’t ignore how you’re feeling emotionally

The week of Thanksgiving felt pretty crazy. Because of the holiday, our newspaper deadline was a day early. That meant that Monday felt like Tuesday; Tuesday felt like Wednesday; and Wednesday felt like Thursday. Because I stayed at home alone … Continue reading

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Vacation includes a new state, baseball bats, and a small world

It’s been a long time since I’ve traveled to a state I had never been to before. I’ve never flown overseas, so I’ve never been to Hawaii. I’ve been to Mexico a couple of times and Canada several. In fact, … Continue reading

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Habits – July 2020 Update

My word for 2020 is habits, so each month I select one habit that I want to stop and one I want to start. So far in 2020 I’ve given up: January – Watching shows for entertainment February – Soda … Continue reading

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Habits – June 2020 Update

My word for 2020 is habits, so each month I select one habit that I want to stop and one I want to start. So far in 2020 I’ve given up: January – Watching shows for entertainment. February – Soda … Continue reading

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Habits – May 2020 Update

My word for 2020 is habits, so each month I select one habit that I want to stop and one I want to start. So far in 2020 I’ve given up: January – Watching shows for entertainment February – Soda … Continue reading

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Habits – April 2020 Update

Each month I set two new goals—one to start and one to stop. My habits journey in April ended with mixed results. My to-start goal for the month was a repeat of my failed March goal. I wanted to spend … Continue reading

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Habits – March 2020 Update

Well, I crashed and burned in March. I’d like to blame it on COVID-19, and that certainly didn’t help, but truth is, I was struggling before coronavirus became a household name. My giving up goal was chocolate. I knew this … Continue reading

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Habits – February 2020 Update

I had mixed results in February. I continued my morning devotional time and ran my streak to 61 days. I may have missed a morning or two and done my devotions in the evening, I honestly can’t remember if that … Continue reading

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Habits – January, 2020 Update

Each month I plan to share monthly updates on how my progress is going – wins and losses – as well as my thoughts and reactions to my journey. How are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? 164 million … Continue reading

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