Cache Valley farm life was amazing but when my oldest daughter announced she wanted to go to Utah State and live in the dorms I knew it was time for the rest of us to move back to Salt Lake where we started two years ago. There are just more opportunities for all of us here. Continue reading
It’s three o’clock in the morning and I can’t sleep so I thought I should just get up and write something. How long has it been since I wrote a blog post? Months? I don’t even know. Continue reading
The first thirty years of my life my plan was to be late to half of my appointments and to forget about the other half, to never accomplish anything, and to hate myself. The next fifteen years my plan was to start getting organized and start being the sort of person I could trust to get stuff done and get me places in a reliable fashion. I like myself a lot better now and we have a lot more fun together. Continue reading
I’ve had ideas of writing a book for about ten years now. You’d think that was enough to time to have written one but I was kind of busy. First of all, I was busy parenting and simply getting my act together. I became such a mess the first twenty years of my life that I spent the next twenty years digging myself out of the hole that my bad education had gotten me into. I also wasted a lot of time trying to figure out what other people wanted me to do and then running around like a circus animal doing it. Continue reading
Do I sometimes wonder if everything I am doing is a waste of time?
Yes!!! Continue reading
Save Your Battery Life
Would you like to know how to make your cell phone battery last all day? I did! Continue reading
Everyone has regrets. What are you going to do about it? People like to make themselves feel better by saying that they wouldn’t change their past because it made them who they are today. The more trials the better, right?? Continue reading
I claim that I want to be organized and that I want a calm and simple life so why do I keep starting project after project?
That’s a good question.
My only excuse is that we have needs. We need an education and money and better health and more fun and the time slips away and the chaos builds. Continue reading
You might be a mother when you think ironing and listening to a podcast without being interrupted 5,000 times is a vacation. Continue reading
My daughter and I just got home from a presentation for her chamber orchestra group. The Fry Street Quartet played for us and talked about how to get the most out of a quartet rehearsal. They are amazingly talented and fascinating. I would have loved to ask them questions all night. Continue reading