Deeply Distracted

Have you ever been talking with someone, sharing something with them, and when you asked them a question, their answer seemed way off? Or maybe they were quick to say, could you repeat the question? I am not sure that I heard that right. Or perhaps they were honest and said, I’m sorry, I wasn’t … More Deeply Distracted

Failing as a Parent

Parenting tip: Wrap up a few empty boxes and place them under the Christmas Tree. Warn the children that each time they misbehave you will throw one into the fire. Sounds like it may be pretty good logic to help encourage good behavior? Well, I have a friend that is quite a jokester – Victor … More Failing as a Parent

Two Weeks Notice

I had never left a job the right way before. I always just quit showing up or kept calling out until they got the hint. This time I wanted to do it the right way. I turned in my two weeks’ notice and finished out the two weeks. I am so glad I did. My … More Two Weeks Notice

Turbulent

Today I feel like I am in the rapids in a boat. I am holding the paddle but I’m just bouncing and slamming against the rocks as I race down the river towards the unseen; not scared just anxious. I am wondering what is around the bend? Have you ever felt that way? Like your … More Turbulent

No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”

“No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.” 30 years of marriage and this is not a conversation that I expected. My first reaction was to pop open my mouth and tell him exactly what I thought about being told what I would and would not be ‘allowed’ … More No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”