Fearless

I have noticed an interesting phenomenon in the early days of this new year: no one I know is making New Year’s resolutions. People are so shellshocked and careworn from the giant trainwreck that was 2016 that the very idea of trying to make a plan for the upcoming year seems to be tempting fate.…

Missing In Action and Resolution Updates

Lately, I have been missing in action, at least from the blogosphere. Since the restructuring at work, everyone has gone bananas. It has been frustrating and mentally draining. However, I am beginning, slowly, to be able to return to my regular work, and our team has made plans about what we would like to accomplish…

Spring Resolution Update

We are in the midst of Dogwood Winter, the early April cold snap that seems to hit every year just as the dogwoods are in full bloom. In spite of the chill, Spring has definitely arrived. Everything is blooming, people are out and about, the mornings are filled with birdsong, and the weekends are filled…

January Resolution Update

It’s the last weekend of January, so it’s time to check in and see how the 2016 resolutions are going. I feel that I achieved about a 95 out of 100 this past week for my daily resolutions. My daily practices are starting to become great new habits! Health I did my resistance band physical…

Being in the Present

I am a planner. I love to plan. When I am making plans for something (such as now with the rose garden), I am completely single-minded. I can’t think or talk about anything else. I know that it drives my family crazy. On this project, I have tried to dial it back some, but sadly…

Breaking in the New Year

This week, I really didn’t do anything but work. If you are tired of hearing me talk about work, rest assured that I am as well! The organization for which I work is undergoing a major restructuring. The legal close date is February 29. Until then, it’s all hands on deck. I am not yet…