Category Archives: Happiness


The 50-Year-Old Gratitude List

My gratitude list is long but there are a few things that especially caught my attention this year.

November appears to have become “Gratitude Month” and that’s a nice thing.
I’ll gladly jump on this bandwagon though I try to be grateful all year round. This year gave […]



This Woman’s War on Worry or What I Would Give up for Lent if I Were Catholic

19 years, 1 month, and 8 days ago I gave birth to my first child. After the initial tears of joy, the requisite finger and toe counting, family calls, and […]



Preparing for a Rotten New Year or NOT?

Preparing for a Rotten New Year or NOT?

Here’s how to have a really bad New Year:
Act like and/or believe that you or any member of your family is a victim of some sort. Say things like: […]