Posts made in January, 2012

Wasted on Twitter

I just Tweeted what could have been a great post. And since I have no post creativity left in me, here it is… Rapunzel was the original Animaniac. She drove her parents nuts so the only option was locking her in a tower. Okay, I admit it, my kids are driving me nuts. And they just got home from school… Follow

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Thanking my way out of the grumpies

Today I am grumpy. As part of our simplify thing, and the whole saving money thing, we’re switching from the cable bundle of phone, internet and cable to Dish, DSL, and VOIP- non bundle. I suppose, long-term, it will save us some money. But right now, all the start up costs and time involved have been such a pain that I’m wishing we’d just let the cable companies take our...

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Simplifying the writing

Um, well, okay, there really isn’t anything to simplify writing-wise, but since it’s my theme for the year, I’d be remiss if I didn’t at least talk about my writing goals and figure out some way to fit it in. I haven’t talked a lot about my writing lately, mostly because I don’t have a lot to talk about. I’m plugging along, and that’s that. My agent...

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Simplifying the health plan

When I talk about simplifying, that includes my health and exercise. A few years ago, I decided to get serious about the doctor’s lectures on losing weight. I followed recommended diets from healthcare providers, I’ve tried exercising. And guess what? None of it worked. I weigh more now than ever. During all this time, I’ve had friends tell me that I looked fine and didn’t...

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Reading goals

I know… lots of goals to start off my year. But I think reading is a priority that I’ve let slip in my life. I love to read, but I’m embarrassed to say that I read less than I’ve ever read. I turn down reviews because I know I won’t have time for them, and I hate that. I love reading new books. I don’t even read the books I love to read because it seems like...

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