More Time, Memories
When people say they want more time, they often mean they want to make more memories doing the things that make them happy.
Blueberrying – A Family Tradition
Family traditions have played an important part in my life. They’ve been a source of grounding for me, especially during times of stress. They provide the touchstones that remind me of who I am and where I’ve been.
What Makes Me Happy
After a glorious 4th of July week, I’ve been reflecting on what made me so happy about it. I’ve come up with my recipe for happiness –
Mother’s Day is always a little bit sad for me because my mom isn’t here. I especially hurt for my kids who don’t have the privilege of having a living grandmother. However, her absence is what drives me to try to be the very best mom for her grandsons that I can be. One way…
Book Review: Imagine Me Gone
Adam Haslett’s “Imagine Me Gone” explores the devastating toll of mental illness on both the sufferers and the loved ones who care for them.
Memories Old and New
Are you hanging on to meaningful objects such as old letters or photos, costume jewelry, fabric pieces, and the like? Things that have no real purpose anymore, but you can’t bear to throw them away because of the memories attached to them? It’s time to pull those treasured objects out and think about ways of…