Look On The Bright Side: 3 Suggestions If You Will Be Spending Thanksgiving Solo

The sale of my home and two adult children have changed the holiday landscape for me. What does one do when your home is no longer the central hub for annual gatherings? And, your adult children are doing what you have taught them to do, branching out and creating the life they desire? And, yourContinue reading “Look On The Bright Side: 3 Suggestions If You Will Be Spending Thanksgiving Solo”

What I Know For Sure

What I know for sure is that you never know. Staying home, wearing masks in public, and online school was nowhere in my thoughts as I dreamed about what my future was going to look like just a year ago. Approaching 50 in the midst of a pandemic has me even more convinced that IContinue reading “What I Know For Sure”

Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover

The pressure of being disconnected from the world as I know it, coupled with some personal challenges, finally got to me yesterday. I had a MM (code for massive meltdown), like ugly cry and all. When Chadwick Boseman died, I watched Amanda Seales share the overwhelming grief she felt about his untimely death, her personalContinue reading “Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover”

How Are You?: 5 Things To Combat The COVID Blues

When COVID first hit and we were required to stay at home, I was probably a little too excited. I was burned out and saw the opportunity as a way to restore myself… That was in March! April, I was still enjoying my time at home! May still enjoying! By June, I was starting toContinue reading “How Are You?: 5 Things To Combat The COVID Blues”

Touch Me

Being a single person in the age of COVID has become tougher for me. Recently I realized I had inadvertently removed my superwoman cape from storage and placed it back on. After all, I am a mom and a small business owner. As a mom, I am quietly consumed with creating the new normal forContinue reading “Touch Me”

The Last Trip: Cancun, Mexico

On March 11th, I got on what would be my last plane ride for a while. As three (it was supposed to be five but two backed out) of my friends and I boarded the plane to Cancun, we were bombarded with family and friends calling us crazy for getting on a plane and goingContinue reading “The Last Trip: Cancun, Mexico”

Coronavirus Safety on a College Campus 101

About a week ago, I received an email from my University stating that we would be returning to campus in the fall earlier than our scheduled return time. This email comes when the number one course of action provided by the World Health Organization amid this pandemic is to STAY AT HOME. Of course, thisContinue reading “Coronavirus Safety on a College Campus 101”

Social Distancing “Must Watches”

As we all sit around trying to pass the time during this COVID-19 pandemic, I have stumbled across some pretty exciting series that I would consider “must watches.” What better time to catch up on TV than now. I hope that you will watch some or all of them and tell me what you think!Continue reading “Social Distancing “Must Watches””

Using My Time Wisely

IMAGINE ME BREATHING A HUGE SIGH OF RELIEF AND SMILING FROM EAR TO EAR AS YOU READ THIS LIST OF 5 THINGS I’VE DONE WHILE BEING SNUGGLED UP IN MY HOME. I finally OPTED OUT. I don’t know about you, but my mailbox is usually filled with stuff that I just move from the mailbox toContinue reading “Using My Time Wisely”

Small Business Help is Here

If you are anything like me: The demand for your services has sharply decreased as a result of COVID-19.  The decrease in demand means a reduction in cash flow.  You employ wonderful people who depend on you to pay them timely every month regardless of any crisis.  Your staff has financial obligations and cannot affordContinue reading “Small Business Help is Here”