2015 in review


I’m so happy to have found WordPress this year and want to thank all my followers, visitors and friends for encouraging me to pursue my passion for writing. I’ve learned so much in a short time and can’t wait to see what 2016 brings!

Hope to see you here often. Give me a quick hello, and I’ll be sure to pop over to see what you’re up to as well.

Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year! Happy Writing too! 🙂




The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 950 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 16 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

57 Small Changes You Can Easily Make to Improve Your Life

Changes to your life

Re-post from Geoffrey James of Inc.

As we begin a new year, it’s time to once again review what we do, how we do it, and where we can make improvements. This list of 57 Small Changes You Can Easily Make To Improve Your Life has given me some great ideas for making my life easier in 2016. Take a look and let me know if there’s anything else you can add.

Contrary to popular belief, smiling and laughter are not the result of being happy; they’re part of a cycle that both creates and reinforces happiness. Find reasons to smile. Never, ever suppress a laugh.

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We Invited My Daughter’s Boyfriend to Move In

We Invited My Daughter’s Boyfriend To Move In

Close up of a welcome mat in front of an inviting house

Originally Posted at KnotSoSubtle.com –

We Invited My Daughter’s Boyfriend to Move In

When my husband suggested three years ago that we invite our only child’s boyfriend to move in, I think I must have been high on cleaning product fumes, because I said, “Sure. Why not?”

Read more about the challenges of having this “stranger” in my home at KnotSoSubtle.com. You’ll find it under the Living/Family Section.