Category: joy

Serendipity 2019

Well it’s the beginning of a new year. I’ve decided to kick it off with a word to guide 2019. I always take the tried and true path and I don’t allow myself to venture too much from what is expected. I usually finish what I start, don’t like to try a lot of new…

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Finding your voice

My target retirement date is rapidly sneaking up on me.  It’s now less than 9 months away.  In place of my excitement and anticipation, this sneaky feeling of fear is creeping in. The voice in my head is telling me, “don’t quit your day job”, “have your next job lined up before you quit your…

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Fall is in sight

I’ve been pretty busy at my day job for the last couple of weeks.  I am really ready for the long Labor day weekend.  When I have a little break I am a bit obsessed watching the little hummingbirds battle for control of the feeders in the yard.  I think they are in a bit…

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On wings he will fly…

I have to admit I am feeling a bit sad and I went looking for a photo that would cheer me up.  My son has been home for the summer, looking for a “grown-up” job.  It’s not easy for the parents or the kids when they are back in the nest for a bit.  Through…

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Butterflies flutter by

The Texas heat is taking a little break.  I think the high today was only 95.  I was able to be outside for a little bit taking stock of my flower beds that are not looking so good after the extreme temperatures.  Even through my flowers are a bit of a mess, I’ve been trying…

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Spring winds

I’ve talked in the past about “anticipation”. A lot of my fun is the planning and dreaming about purchasing a second home, even if I am not sure we will ever pull the trigger and actually do it. I am a HUGE real estate junkie and spring always puts my new home fever into overdrive.…

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Not a creature was stirring….

The holidays really seem to sneak up on us.  We have had lots of adventures this year that seemed to gobble up vacation days and only leave a little time off for the holidays.  Luckily my days off start tomorrow and continue through the new year.  I always love December, the preparations, celebration with family,…

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