Thursday, October 20, 2016

Six Sentence Story: Fix

Sometimes, when I try to fix a situation, I end up in a fix, and John has to come fix that!  Linking up with Ivy's Six Sentence Stories.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Does Blogging Make You Braver?

"Does blogging make you braver?" John asked me last night, after I had called him from a parking lot to ask him to go get money from an ATM.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Ten Things of Thankful: I Like You, and Other Things

One of the wonderful things about counting your blessings, is that everything counts, no matter how small or insignificant the item might seem.  This morning, as I unplugged my Fitbit from its charger, a message appeared on the screen:  I LIKE YOU.  I get plenty of positive messages from my family everyday, but I still appreciated that affirmation from my exercise tracker.  

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Six Sentence Story: Season

This week's Six Sentence Story prompt caught me in a reflective state of mind.  With a birthday that ends in a "0" sneaking up on me in a few days, I guess that is to be expected.  And so, here are 5 sentences reflecting the past seasons, and one for all the future seasons:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Choices, Choices, Choices: Evaluating the Family Budget

Every so often, I sit down and evaluate our family budget.  Some expenses are fixed and necessary, but many expenses can be reduced or eliminated.  Earlier this year, we switched our home phone service to Ooma, thereby drastically reducing our bill.  (We weren't quite brave enough to stop home service completely.)