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Day 472 - Every Day a Little Closer
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      24 comments

"I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday." How many times have you struggled with reaching a goal, but it always seems to b... Read more
Day 471 - Dreamers
Monday, March 14, 2016      13 comments

"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight." I'm not sure this is totally accurate given that we just switched to daylight saving... Read more
Day 470 - Rising Waters
Sunday, March 13, 2016      15 comments

The chart above shows the water level in Clear Lake since the beginning of the year. You can see how dramatically it rose over the past week. Really... Read more
Day 468 - Old Friends
Saturday, March 12, 2016      18 comments

Sometimes there are people in our lives that are there just to remind us of where we used to be. They bring up the past, talk about our weight when ... Read more
Day 467 - Desert Oasis
Thursday, March 10, 2016      10 comments

There is something about the Coachella Valley that is fascinating and beautiful, while still being scary in its development and commercialization. Hwy 111 that runs from Palm Springs all the way to the Salton Sea has become an ocean of chain res... Read more
Day 465 - Vacation Starts in 3.... 2..... 1.....
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      14 comments

You can always make money. You can't always make memories. We leave tomorrow morning for a short vacation to the Palm Springs area of southern ... Read more
Day 464 - Looking to the Future
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      16 comments

I started my application for grad school today. I need to write a statement explaining why I want to get the Master's degree that I'm applying for (in Communications). I'm really excited about the program and the opportunity. but I'm still a bit... Read more
Day 463 - Sunday Gratitude
Sunday, March 06, 2016      15 comments

Today is my wonderful hubby's birthday, and it is another affirmation of the tremendous bond that we have with each other. He was gracious enough to sp... Read more
Day 462 - The Early Birthday Celebration
Saturday, March 05, 2016      12 comments

We celebrated Steve's birthday (actually tomorrow) tonight with family and friends. All his favorites: Papa Murphy's pizza, cake and ice cream, Asian slaw salad, and lots of good conversation. It's always interesting to mix people of different p... Read more
Day 460 - Feeling Better
Thursday, March 03, 2016      11 comments

I've reached the stage of my cold I lovingly refer to as the "gross phase." It's not pretty, but at least I know my body is ridding itself of the vi... Read more
Day 459 - Tissues with Lotion
Thursday, March 03, 2016      15 comments

When you have a cold, these are fantastic! I bought a box today at Walmart. The scent isn't too strong, but you definitely get that Vaporub vibe, an... Read more
Day 458 - March 1
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      11 comments

March has arrived! I did all those first-of-the-month projects this morning, and started the day off perfectly. I am really congested today, but cannot figure out if it's the same virus that has been going around everyone in the office, allergie... Read more
Day 457 - Leap Day
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      9 comments

Today is that once-every-four-years thing, like the Summer Olympics and Presidential elections. February 29th, the date that feels so weird to write. But it's also that day that makes people think - hmmm, maybe today is the day I should take a c... Read more
Day 456 - Nailed it!
Monday, February 29, 2016      5 comments

Chris Rock did an amazing job hosting the Academy Awards tonight. We laughed and laughed because the humor was so true and real. We were blessed to be able to share this night with so many friends, both in person and virtual. Now it's time for b... Read more
Day 454 - Favorite Quote Friday
Friday, February 26, 2016      12 comments

"Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us but by the attitude we bring to ... Read more

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