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    If you’re like me, you’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed by the state of affairs in the U.S. Every time I check my email or come across news about politics, climate change, social media, or the economy. It seems the world is on the brink of disaster. The media’s goal is to create titillating click-worthy content. Finding happiness and joy amidst all the chatter is almost impossible. Building a happy life requires us to keep trying! Yes/And It’s easy sometimes to feel hopelessly overwhelmed, yet we all carry the dream of a life worth living within us. The trick is to keep moving forward, despiteRead More →
  • Less is more.
    There’s so much going on these days, and the seasonal responsibilities of autumn add even more items to the to-do list. My family and I have been busy winterizing the boat, cleaning gardens, and decorating the porch for Halloween. We researched candidates and filled out our absentee ballots. My darling husband has been busy researching new insurance and phone plans, and my wonderful son is super busy with school and work. Between making dinner, grocery shopping, doing laundry, and sweeping the floors, I’ve been pondering the best course of action to balance following my dreams while caring for my people. Adjusting course Last month, IRead More →