Tag: Raleigh

It’s Friday!

Oh, my goodness!  How is it Friday already?  This week has just flown by! On the national front we have had the bombing in Boston, the explosion in Texas, the failure of the gun control legislation, the shooting at MIT, to name the big attention getters. On the personal front, well let’s just say I’ve…
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Birds Gotta Fly

At what point does a parent “let go”? When your children learn to walk? When they start school? When they get their driver’s license? When they turn 18? When they move out of the house? When they turn 21? When they quit asking your advice? When they get married? When they have children of their…
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Staying fit during recovery

How many of us have started a new exercise program only to end up with a sports injury that sidelines us? (Yup, I’m raising my hand, are you?) I am on day six of no exercise, after having started out 2013 very well.  I’ve had nine weeks of doing Zumba four or five times a…
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Your Brain and Toxins

Your Brain & Toxins  Janet Harrison, MSOD, gave a winning speech at our Toastmasters Club meeting last night.  It was packed full of great information and she has, graciously, allowed me to share some of it with you! She talked about how the toxins that we take in, whether environmental or food/beverage, can damage our…
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Needs vs. Wants

Jim and I have been through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, and even helped facilitate one.  I “follow” Dave on social media and often re-post his stuff.  I shared this the other day… I often ask people if what they are thinking of buying is a “want or a need.” If you are doing well,…
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Lunch with friends

I know I’ve written about this before, but it bears repeating… The Internet is not a replacement for interpersonal relationships! World English Dictionary online says this:  Interpersonal (adj) between persons; involving personal relationships. Today I had lunch with a couple of friends, and we just chatted away the hours.  We probably could have continued to…
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Life’s a dance

Life’s a dance. Do you know the John Michael Montgomery song, Life’s A Dance? “Life’s a dance you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.” “The longer I live the more I believe you do have to give if you wanna receive.” “Been knocked down by the slamming door, picked myself up…
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