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A Different Way of Goal Setting

A few years back my husband and I decided to go hot air ballooning for our birthdays. We went to the Avon Valley in Western Australia and it was truly am experience. 382 more words


Life is a Balancing Act

Balance. We all want it, we all talk about getting it, but how many of us truthfully have it? I know I sure don’t! I chastised myself for months over my lack of balance and organization; criticizing myself that I wasn’t trying hard enough. 2,267 more words


Your Routine: Turning "To Do" to "Done"

Hello Readers!  Take a deep breath before we tackle today’s topic: the ever-dreaded to-do list.  I know.  It’s tough sometimes.  I, too, find myself with a list of tasks to tackle each day and this overwhelming sense of doom as I think of where to start.  1,269 more words

Household Management

Mind Over Matter

Many people would suggest Ultra Running is only 10% physical and 90% is mental.  I admit I’ve seen my share of runners who I felt hadn’t trained at all for a race and then complete it.  583 more words


Fall business (busyness)

We have a busy fall in the Dean house. Our weeks are packed and weekends busy.

The kids are in swim lessons and it’s adorable.  They swim two days a week at the same club I swam at when I was growing up.   369 more words


Daring to be Great

Recently I set a December writing goal for myself. It’s a bit lofty and perhaps a more than a little bit unrealistic, but not impossible. (Because, you know, an offensive orange Cheeto is thisclose to holding holding the highest office in the land, so anything’s possible.) … 867 more words

Life... And Its Little Slices

Racing For A Cure

My beautiful grandma died in December of last year after a long, drawn-out battle with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. The last few years of her illness, she had to be cared for in a nursing home because her needs became too complex for my mother to handle alone. 998 more words