Category Archives: life

Tall Tower Contest — a Fun Fundraising Event or Team-Building Challenge

If you’re looking for a team-building event or a fun fundraising event that costs nothing to put on and is a blast for both children and adults, try a Tall Tower contest. I’ve done it with adults in a work … Continue reading

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Flotation Tank Experience: A One-Hour Relaxing Float in a Tub of Buoyant Water

Sensory deprivation tanks were big in the 70s, but who knew they were still around? If you missed out on the experience then (like I did), check out this relaxation technique at a location near you. While the concept remains … Continue reading

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Best of Intentions Can Backfire Big-Time

Ever hear the saying “No good deed goes unpunished”? I didn’t understand what it meant til I was in my 40s, but that’s when I discovered that doing things out of the goodness of your heart to help someone doesn’t … Continue reading

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Kindness Counts: Make the World a Better Place

Kindness counts.

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I Am the Woman I Am Today Because My Mother…

Always made me return the shopping cart to the store. She said only lazy people left them in the parking lot (horrors).

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Blown Away by January 21st Women’s March on Washington

Millions of women (and men and children) around the world joined in the Women’s March today — Jan. 21, 2017 — in solidarity to stand up for women’s rights and to send a powerful message to recently sworn-in President Donald … Continue reading

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How to Find the Perfect One Word for 2017

Picking a guiding focus word (one word or one little word) for the year is pretty popular right now — and it’s a great way to hone in on a particular personal goal. To get ideas for your “one word” … Continue reading

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Mixed Results on 2016 Life Goals

Think I did somewhat better on my 2016 life goals (resolutions) than the ones from the year before…

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2017 Life Goals

A new year and a fresh start! Here are my 2017 life goals (New Year’s resolutions):

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Two Great Holiday Bargains Thru Nov. 28, 2016 — from Amazon and Target

Nothing better than getting holiday bargains! Here are a couple great ones. 1) Most Target purchases are 15% off Sun., Nov. 27 and Mon., Nov. 28,2016,  including some grocery items. I shopped there Sunday evening and saved $10! The discount … Continue reading

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