Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day!

The end of one year and the beginning of a brand new year can be quite overwhelming. Especially since it follows one of the biggest holidays of the year. And, in my case, it’s winter weather time. So right after Christmas it’s time to prepare for the next celebration, New Year’s Day, and you feel the need to jot down a couple wants, wishes, or resolutions and call it good.

So, this day is made for you. January 17 is “Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day”. But that may be longer than many give their resolutions. Why do you think that is?

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Living Large in a Small Space

When you hear someone say that they are ‘downsizing’, what comes to mind?

     Going from a 2-story house to a 1-story house?

     Moving into a 2 bedroom house from a 4 bedroom house?

     Switching from a house with a yard to an apartment?

How about leaving 2200 sq ft of living space and moving into 275 sq ft, give or take a few feet? Yes, you read it correctly.

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New Year’s Resolution 101


It’s that time of year again. There is a nip in the air, there’s hustle and bustle in the stores, and families are gathering to celebrate.

Aww, you thought I was talking about the holidays. Well, kind of, but for this writing, not quite. It’s actually the end of one year and soon to be beginning of a brand new year. December is usually when we take stock of the past year and look forward to what the new year may hold.

Where were you on January 1, 2016? Where do you want to be in 2017? How are you going to get where you want to be? Too many questions? Too personal? Not if you want to succeed!

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Grey Hair!?!



When I was younger I always said that I was going to grow old gracefully. Well, when I was in my twenties I meant I wasn’t going to dye my hair blue. Getting older is not for the weak!

For years I felt self-conscious at family gatherings because I was constantly being asked by my siblings if I dye my hair. Just because they were grey they felt I should be. And I wasn’t.

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