Category Archives: balance

Honk if you hate Christmas in November (I don’t)

I keep hearing complaints about Christmas arriving too early.  What?  We are talking about the same holiday, right?  That season of light and peace?  The holiday that inspires goodwill to all men and the joy of giving?   Can this really arrive too early? … Continue reading

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Get Organized By Paying Attention

I am becoming increasingly convinced that being successful in life (not to mention happy) is largely dependent on good organization skills.  This unoriginal light bulb moment happened for me last week when I hung up a key hook by the … Continue reading

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Inside:Outside

Something I’ve noticed on my quest to be “Some the Wiser” is that clutter in my home (the garage, the file cabinet in my office, my bedroom closet-the catchall for misfit items, my unintentional junk drawer) is a pretty good … Continue reading

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The Bad Guy Complex

I hate being the bad guy.  Lately I’ve been wearing that uniform a lot though.  I agonize over decisions to be made, knowing that there is a right decision but that the right decision will make me unpopular with some … Continue reading

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To the Significant Others:

1.  It is not my job to be sexy for you. 2.  It is not my job to make you happy. 3.  It is not my job to make you feel good. 4.  It is not my job to make … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to feel Awesome . . .

Because when you feel Awesome, you can be Awesome. 1.  Give something away.  A compliment, a card, a loaf of bread, a flower, an old jacket.  2.  Open a window.  Listen, feel, and breathe whatever is on the other side. 3. … Continue reading

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Good for nothing goals?

If you make a goal should you lock yourself into it?  I had a post written for today, but I got busy scrubbing floors, scrubbing toilets, cleaning the car, running errands, prepping for tomorrow’s out of town wedding, and all that … Continue reading

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