Passion vs. Obsession

“Are you obsessed?” This was the question I asked myself many years ago as I realized I was having a tough time disconnecting from TV and radio news. The answer, by the way, was yes. In hindsight, I can tell you exactly when I crossed the bridge from a healthy interest to an unhealthy, somewhat…

Faith in numbers..

It’s Dec 1st- can you believe it? 24 days until Christmas. 2020 has been a year full of numbers, hasn’t it? Countdown to the election, 14 day quarantines, ( is it 10 now?) positivity rates, pounds gained, money spent, money lost, votes counted.. and recounted. (It’s Dec 1st- can you believe it? What happened to…

Well, that was fun..

NOT!! I just spent several days formulating our 2020 household budget..UGH!!! Step one was combing through our expenses for 2019..which was probably not that representative of a “normal” year thanks to a big move and a major home renovation. But the data was still informative.. and I was able to tease out a realistic budget…

Off the rails..

Wow. I love my new ‘Lion Planner’and one of the reasons why became clear to me this morning as I planned out my day, and more importantly, took a minute to scan my goals for the week that I had written down this past Sunday. What I discovered was this: While I’m getting a lot…

Back to Reality

You know how I know I had a great holiday? My jeans are tight.. I’ve got post-everyone’s departed depression and I have a pimple on my cheek. Yup. It was awesome.. I’m not even kidding.. and now it’s back to reality.