Friendship

As a mostly failing recovering Type-A personality, making long lists of resolutions at the start of a new year isn’t something I espouse to any longer. Recently finding a list I created many years ago was a reminder of how much progress I have made in getting past the torturous experience I once used to […]

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One of my favorite Spanish proverbs is the perfect description of my weekend: “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.” The kids and I are spending four days with friends who are like family. It has been the perfect respite for us all. Friday’s big outing was to spend the evening […]

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Baseball. To me, it’s the greatest sport. In season I could write posts weekly at Naked Girl in a Dress, but I am confident, knowing my readers, I would be deleted from RSS feeds with increasing frequency if I did. While I can’t transform my site into all-baseball all the time, I do sprinkle in […]

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It feels good to end the work week with half the moving boxes for the office unpacked and files starting to get organized in drawers, but prepping the office, moving, and my work has taken a toll on another area of my life: cleaning. Tonight the kids both have birthday parties to attend so I […]

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Thanksgiving Blessings

November 29, 2010

in Life Lessons

A gaggle of children running in and out of the house; two refrigerators filled with food; 15 people coming for dinner; the house rearranged for a large sit-down; five more people joining in for dessert; and, most important, a quiet moment to thank God for all the blessings in my life. Thanksgiving this year was […]

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Eat, Pray, Love is a memoir about a year in Elizabeth Gilbert’s life following her divorce. It is a search to find herself so that she can find balance in her life. This balance will open up for Ms. Gilbert peace, happiness, joy, and freedom. At the time Eat, Pray, Love was published, my life […]

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