Tag: joy

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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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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Photo inspiration

I finally realized I am  not able to do a post without photo inspiration.  It is a snapshot of what I see and explains where my head is that day.  I haven’t had a lot of time lately to go “Kodaking’ as my grandmother called it.  My grandmother, Altha Turney Lynch, was born in 1901…

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