This Is Gonna Hurt….

A little boy was given a pack of unsharpened pencils by his mother. Excited to use his new gift, but completely unaware that they were in no condition to work just yet, he excitedly took each pencil out of the pack. One by one the little boy removed all 12 pencils from the pack and …

Thanks!

   Last night as I sat down to start a blog post, a million thoughts raced through my mind. I must’ve easily started 9-10 separate blog posts…but ultimately decided this was the one to publish. With the fire place in my family room humming, and hot chocolate smoking and in hand, I grabbed my favorite …

Mayo….Yes!

   Did you know there has been a debate for over 20 years about whether mayonnaise is better than miracle whip? Seriously, I kid you not. There are dozens of articles and even books about this issue. Who knew that people care so much about a condiment. Well, given the “importance” that this condiment holds …

Sounds Tempting…No Dice!

  Dear You,  I don’t have to say who this is written to, because after a few sentences that will become clear. In my mind I imagine you starting to fidget in your seat, thinking “Dear God, what is she going to say”. Well, relax You, no deep secrets will be revealed. The current pace …

Are You Willing To Bet Your Life

   If you battle with chronic illness and pain, you’ve likely heard the 5 awful words. You know, the words that make up one of the worst statements you could say to someone with chronic illness and pain. Know what I’m talking about? Yep, you guessed it, “it’s all in your head”. These simple 5 …

Voluntarily Drowning

   Imagine being on a cruise ship with friends. You’re dancing the night away on the dance floor on the upper dock, as the ship calmly floats on the ocean. As your body sways back and forth to the music, you hear the waves calmly crash up against the cruise ship. The night air is …

When Was Your Last Delivery

You’ve probably heard the saying “give people their roses while they are alive to smell them”, right? If not, you’ve likely heard some version of that saying. Regardless of how exactly you’ve heard it worded, the gist is the same…show the people in your life that you appreciate them while they’re alive. My Aunt Sandy …

E + P = E…Be Kind! 

Take out a sheet of paper because I want you to draw 2 circles. One circle should be at the tope of the page, and the second circle at the bottom of the page. Label the first circle “E”, and the second circle “P”. Now, for the circle labeled “E”, you will make it a …