At first glance, deciding to focus on Self all year sounds pretty… well self-involved. I’m not talking about making everything about me, however.  I’m talking about Self in five separate ways: SELF-CARE Late last year, I promised myself that I would take better care of my emotional and mental health.  I’m going to learn how […]

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This is the white board in the office I share with the Captain outlining my to-do list for the summer. I’m behind. I had such plans for the year. If you read my last blog, you know my ambition has returned post empty nest. 2017 was going to be the year I took control of […]

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It used to be that a snow day meant Tattoo was home from school.  So now that he’s in college, you’d think a snow day would involve nothing more than me curled up with my Alphasmart while the snow piled up outside. Not so fast.  Snow days have brought a new phenomenon here in Empty […]

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