Tag: positive attitude

A Rude Awakening

Today is the first day I’ve had, in a number of days, to “sleep in.” I went to bed last night with great anticipation of catching up on some well-deserved sleep. I was just rolling over and resettling for the extra sleep when I realized why I had such a rude awakening in the first…
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Choosing the positive

Jim & I were visiting my parents, in Florida, last week. It was mostly sunny upper 70’s / low 80’s. I was loving it! The day we left we returned to Fuquay with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 50’s. I have a weather app on my computer that lets me instantly see the…
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Thanksgiving after-thoughts

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. How are you spending your day? You might be • Working • Shopping • Watching sports • Eating leftovers • Cleaning up after having a full house • Decorating for Christmas • Wrapping presents • Sending cards • Still counting your blessings and being thankful • Or any number of…
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Perhaps the glass is ALL FULL!

At a recent B-C-P Toastmasters meeting, a member was asked if they see the glass half empty or half full. His answer was so terrific that I remember it vividly. He told us about a friend of his who believed the glass was neither half empty nor half full, but ALL full. How cool is…
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However did they manage without power?

I’m sure you would agree that one of the main things people are concerned with, when nasty weather is headed their way is whether the power will go out or not. I’ll admit, I don’t like it when we lose power. It’s rather an inconvenience. Depending on how your house is wired, you may lose…
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We obviously aren’t south enough yet

Winter, in the south, is     interesting.  Some people love to see it snow, while others would prefer it didn’t. I have lived in the south, over varying times in my life for about 19 years.  Counter that with 23 in New York/New England.  Sprinkle in other areas of the country, as well as six years…
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Are you Positive Pattie or Negative Nellie?

Many people have a natural tendency towards one personality type or another.  We have Doug & Wendy Whiner Chatty Cathy Complaining Charlie Positive Pattie Peppy Pammy Negative Nellie Sarcastic Sammy Woe is me Wendy and probably some more that you could think of *Please note, this is nothing personal to people who happen to have…
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Differing Opinions

The other day I was down on the floor, while attempting to hold a plank exercise position, and trying to distract my brain from the discomfort my body was in. I started looking at the books on our coffee table shelf and got to thinking. Jim & I have been blessed (and wise with our…
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Winter Blahs

It’s that time of year again… A few lucky folks are in a location of year-round pleasant weather, but for the rest of us it is chilly this time of year, and for some of us it’s bitterly cold. Add overcast and dreary and you’ve got a blah season. Of course it’s not overcast and…
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Songs playing in my head

Have you ever woken up in the morning and had a song playing in your head?  Come on, fess up, I can’t be the only one this happens to. How about having trouble going to sleep because you have a song playing in your head?  Yup, thankfully that hasn’t happened to me often, but it…
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