Goodbye to Greetings…

Part of my after-holiday traditions is to reread my Christmas cards. I love getting and giving cards all year round but Christmas greetings are special. I’m not sure if it’s the significance of the holiday – The fact that this might be the only time you hear from certain family members or friends – It’s… Continue reading Goodbye to Greetings…

Oh What a Week it Was…

This past week was “Spring Break” for my martial arts school. Which isn’t really a vacation but a time to catch up with things and people you don’t otherwise have time or opportunity for, those of you who own a business understand what I mean. Nothing about this break was typical. Normally there would be… Continue reading Oh What a Week it Was…

A Little Cyber Reality…

I was mulling over the “social networking sphere” while I was running today (random thoughts while running keep me from thinking about how much my legs ache). Although I’ve been “on” Facebook and recently joined Twitter, I still can’t wrap my mind around “Friends” and “Followers.” Facebook makes you feel popular with all those friends.  Then… Continue reading A Little Cyber Reality…

Friendships…

There are  so many types of friendships and all are important blessings in one way or another. Yet there is a special group of friends that share a very important part of life – The friends we made in college or in my case nursing school. I went to Newport Hospital School of Nursing 1975-1978. Those… Continue reading Friendships…

Surprised With My Words…

You always need to watch out what you say or write because your words may come back to haunt you… My father used to say that to me all the time; mostly because of my quick comebacks and sassy tung. I never thought I would be surprised to see my own words…  Such was the case… Continue reading Surprised With My Words…

Life After Dan Testing…

It’s been one week since completing and passing my sixth dan test. I’ve used this week to decompress and reenergize myself for my next goals. After being focused on one aspect of my life for six months. I’m finding it difficult to get back to “normal.” For example some days I was training for two… Continue reading Life After Dan Testing…