Tag: lists

blank journal and quill

100 Word Challenge: Record

I’ve had the notebooks for a while, but this week I’ve attempted to begin Bullet Journaling. Though it’s been around for years, it seems to have a newfound following if you look at Pinterest, and social media. I like the idea of using bullet points to keep notes. Lists work for me. If I write ...

side view of a long bridge

Such a pinch

Like most moms, when my kids were little, I would take opportunities to use 'teachable moments' whenever we were out and about town. We would play 'I Spy,' to learn colors, or the Alphabet game, calling out each letter in sequential order as we passed this or that sign. I would help the kids count ...

blue and green asics walking shoes

Six uses for water bottles during outdoor exercise

It’s no secret that I’ve been on a walking program lately - counting up towards 14,000 daily steps and that ever elusive 6-mile mark. Besides sturdy shoes and comfortable clothes, a hat and sunglasses, (maybe sunscreen and mosquito repellent), about the only other thing I need for walking is a ready water supply. Dehydration in ...

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Today I shall behave…

Today I shall behave as if this is the day I will be remembered.” ~ Theodor Seuss Geisel If I had to describe my personality, I’d say I’m fairly introverted. I don’t typically go out of my way to be noticed, staying under the radar whenever possible. I’m not what I would consider memorable. That ...

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There is something wrong…

with being so cold all the time that... ~ you put your PJs in the dryer to get them toasty warm before putting them on. ~ when you buy socks it's not with fashion in mind, but rather 'will these keep my feet warm?' ~ you welcome night sweats brought on by peri-menopause. ~ your ...

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Survival kit

I'm finally getting an opportunity to visit my daughter in her adopted state, and am headed out soon on a long road trip. Driving from Florida to North Caroline, in one day, is not something to attempt unprepared. Granted, there are three licensed drivers in our car, so dividing up the trip into three, four-hour ...