No Buy July….

Every month I try to set a goal for myself. Many times they are fitness or health goals. This month I chose a financial goal that will help to create better health, mentally and physically, during this challenging time in history. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused...

Wednesday Morning Reflections…

I woke up this morning in the silence of the cabin. Silence in the sense of the noise that clutters our minds. No traffic, no TV, no loud alarm clock, no buzzing electrical appliances. Just the sounds of the birds singing and the cat wanting her breakfast! I got up...

Chill the F#$@ Out….

I have so much to say that I am not sure it can be relayed in one blog post, but here it goes. Seriously people, chill out. If there is one thing I have learned over the last five years, it is that life is brief. We never know when our last breath is going to be, or...

The Art of “Making Do”

I am sitting on my old broken desk chair at my laptop perched on a desk Steve got from a house he was working on. The fire is slowly dying down in the woodstove, which is the only source of heat here besides a little infrared heater we have in the bedroom for at...

Oh the memories….

I just had a memory come across my Facebook page that made my heart hurt. This was from the summer I got married. I had spent several months in a crazy weight loss whirlwind….. July 3rd, 2012 “As of this morning, I have officially lost 30 pounds since the end of...

What are you willing to give up to feel better?

What are you willing to give up to feel better? This is the question of the day!! I was talking to some folks about my age the other day, and they were each lamenting about the medications they are taking, and how horrible they feel every day. Discussion about poor...