My Story of Stuff (Part 2)

In part one of my story of stuff, I talked about how I started acquiring stuff at a young age and spent nearly a decade after college traveling back and forth across the country with a lot of stuff.  Looking back now, I can’t even understand why I felt the need to carry so much of it with me, because … Read More

My Story of Stuff: Acquiring – Part 1

a clean uncluttered table with a laptop

I have a lot of stuff and sometimes it is overwhelming. I’ve been on a big organizing kick lately. I’m taking carloads of donations to the thrift stores, throwing lots of things away and really trying to organize the house. I have also been reading and am fascinated by the idea of minimalism. I haven’t always been this way, and … Read More

Celebrating my 50th Birthday in Key West

In typical procrastinator mode, I’m finally writing about my birthday even though it was 11 days ago. To be fair, I was on vacation when the event occurred, and when we got back 2 days later, Don was sick and I was starting to feel like I could be, so we both took it easy that weekend. The beginning of … Read More

My Old Blogs: November 2010, Changing

As mentioned in the previous blog, I am sharing my old blog posts here so I can see how I got started and how far I have come. Changing is sometimes scary and takes time, and this blog is at the beginning of a very major change! This blog was written in November 2010, and as you can see, I … Read More

My Old Blogs: October 2010, Planning ahead

As mentioned in the previous post, I have had blogs before but never kept them up. I decided to re-post all of the old writings in this blog so I can see where I started and how far I have come. The following post was written in October 2010 and the photo is from that same year of my beautiful … Read More

My Old Blogs

 I’ve tried blogging before, but never stuck with it. My old blogs are probably still floating out there in internet space, but I am going to post my old writings on this blog under “my old blogs” category. I think the first blog I ever did was in 2010 called “Hopeful Valley”  and I have since had another one called … Read More

The Spontaneous Procrastinator’s Guide to Starting a Blog, Part 2

1. Procrastinate after the initial launching of the blog for the rest of the year and start fresh nearly a whole month into the next year. 2. While procrastinating, occasionally think about what you want to do with the blog. Come up with some really good ideas while doing other things and then forget them once you sit down to … Read More

The Spontaneous Procrastinator’s Guide to Starting a Blog (Part 1)

1. Decide you are done procrastinating and are really going to do it this time. 2. Log into your current Go Daddy account and ready yourself to purchase the domain name. Struggle to decide which of two domain names you want to go with. Decide to think about it for awhile longer and log out. 3. Spend a week or … Read More

This site is under construction!!

  By a relatively clueless, easily frustrated peri-menopausal woman who wants to have a blog but has minimal patience to figure things out. Said peri-menopausal woman is also a shameless procrastinator so the fact that the blog is even in existence is a nearly miraculous feat in itself, so try to be patient and gentle as the thing progresses.