Okay, so maybe North Carolina wasn’t at the top of my dream vacation list. But vacations away from work and responsibility count wherever you get them. And now you get to enjoy some of my photos. Think of it as living vicariously in case you’re still chained to a computer. … Read on…What I Did on My North Carolina Trip
It’s that time of year again (for me). The calendar flips over and BANG! Your body adds one more year to the system. Seems like a terrible idea, doesn’t it? But it seems there might be SOME redeeming qualities to getting older – if you look hard enough. … Read on…Who Decided Birthdays Were a Good Idea?
Readers are snobs – no one will ever deny that. You’ll find people who only read hardback. Others prefer paperback. And then eBooks hit the stage, and the printed word suffered a blow. For the longest time, I deplored eBooks. But I have to admit, they serve their purpose. … Read on…The eBook Dilemma
When you’re in control of your own business, you fret over everything – especially money. You don’t have an employer dealing with the taxes for you. And the government? They’re not going to cut you any slack. So you fret over every “paycheck” and whether you’ve set enough aside. But it’s also important to remember that you’re investing in YOU. And you need to make important decisions that advance your work. … Read on…Business Savvy
Everyone’s learned to cope with a “new normal.” But, as it turns out, when you get smacked with changes to that normal, it can throw you off-stride. So much that it starts to eat away at your mental state (who knew?). Then, when you’re hit with a recovery period, your body tends to rebel against you. It’s not a fun process. … Read on…House Arrest
Getting older is – unfortunately – mandatory. Growing up, on the other hand, is voluntary. There are pluses and minuses on each side – to both. And while I’m not a fan of the former (by any stretch), I suppose it’s not entirely bad. … Read on…The Numbers Game
Anyone with a wedding in 2020 will assure you COVID-19 adds an extra layer of stress. None of the wedding planners tells you what to do about plagues. It’s made things a bit of a challenge. … Read on…Plague Planning
Our wedding is in November, which sounds like enough time to prepare and have everything run smoothly – and I’d agree. Except COVID-19 has interfered and thrown things off a bit, adding a bit of stress. Not to mention that every time I look at the calendar, I feel guilty because I know people have had to cancel/reschedule their weddings during this time. It’s a catch-22 situation. … Read on…Wedding Guilt