Monthly Archives: March 2011

Jeremiah 29:11- 15

Sometimes I awaken worried. Perhaps I had a bad dream; perhaps my things to do list has gotten way too long and I don’t have enough time in my days. The more stressed I get, the less I accomplish. I … Continue reading

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If you could script tonights dream, what would would the plot be? – topic #86

If you could script tonights dream, what would would the plot be?. Bonus topic: There is a concept called lucid dreaming, where people are able to have some control over their dreams. Have you ever had a lucid dream? Would you … Continue reading

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Little miracles/big miracles

At times it seems that words like love and miracles are so over-used these days that they have become trivialized. I agree. Yet marvelous things (both big and small) occur in my life. I can see God’s fingerprint in these … Continue reading

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Blog more. It’s good for your health | On Techies

Blog more. It’s good for your health | On Techies. I agree with this. It is good for my health to blog more. It gives me a wonderful mental release. It helps me organize my thoughts, feelings, and emotions. It … Continue reading

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How do you recover lost trust? – Topic #85

How do you recover lost trust?.In a person? In an idea? Bonus: If someone lets you down or betrays you, how do you learn to forgive? And can you possibly learn to trust them again? Why or why not?  Oh … Continue reading

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3/29/11 Get in shape with us: Automattic WorldWide 5k

I copied everything about this 5k into my post today. I haven’t checked it out yet, and cannot figure out how to check it out without publishing my post first. So here it is: I do want to get in … Continue reading

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If you could master any skill instantly, what would it be? – topic # 84

If you could master any skill instantly, what would it be?. I would master the art of writing code and become a wordpress expert. I would become an expert and creating websites and webpages, and become a social media expert … Continue reading

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Out east–beautiful memories

Many years ago I lived out east—in south Jersey as the locals called it. We lived in a wonderful townhouse community. I was a stay-at-home mom, and so were many of the other moms. I was fond of saying it … Continue reading

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Can you remember a time…

Can you remember a time when love surprised you? Perhaps you were walking through a park, your school, across your campus, or through a mall and someone recognized you and  greeted you? There have been times this has happened to … Continue reading

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How did you get your name? Post #83

How did you get your name?. Who chose it, and why? My parents chose my name. They liked the name! Originally they planned to name me Susan. However, they did not like the name Susie [because of the old song … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Lord always…

Okay, my mood is buoyant and optimistic. Although there have been a LOT of medical challenges facing my family this year, today I feel positive. This is despite the fact that many of my family members are now facing some … Continue reading

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What’s the most on fire you’ve ever been? – topic # 83

What’s the most on fire you’ve ever been? The most on fire I’ve ever been was at one point in my career. I had been promoted to a new and exciting group within the company. The group had been given the … Continue reading

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How lovely it is to connect with the world

In today’s electronic world, although we constantly make connections through the internet (email, Facebook, websites, etc) and even through the phone (voice calls and texting) we are actually disconnected from the world. What do I mean by that? We are … Continue reading

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What do you want for your last meal? topic # 82

What do you want for your last meal?.People who have been following my blog for awhile know how much i love scallops! That would be center stage for my final meal…along with a a fine wine, salad, fruit (cantaloupe, blueberries, … Continue reading

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Go to your drafts folder and finish an old post – topic # 81

Go to your drafts folder and finish an old post. The post I chose to finish was the description of the town where I grew up. I had been unable to decide whether to describe Winona, MN or Minneapolis, or … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ocean

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ocean.  

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Springtime brings joy—

Oh I’m not a Pollyanna…I have had my share of heartache and suffering…but I find that I am irresistibly drawn to hope. I find that even if I am going through a very horrible experience, I eventually stumble upon my … Continue reading

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What non-exercise activity do you wish would keep you fit? – post # 80

What non-exercise activity do you wish would keep you fit?. people who know me well will not be surprised by my choices here: talking, reading, and writing. Yes, I know, technically you burn calories doing these things….but REALLY they are … Continue reading

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Describe the biggest risk you’ve ever taken. – topic # 79

Describe the biggest risk you’ve ever taken. Bonus: Describe the biggest risk you considered taking, but didn’t. I suppose the biggest risk I’ve taken could be seen as spending a semester in Europe when I was in college. It didn’t … Continue reading

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What’s the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you on a bus? – topic # 78

What’s the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you on a bus?.Actually it was an airport van that took people to various hotels. It was shortly after I completed my MBA. I struck up a conversation with a man and … Continue reading

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Write about the biggest secret you failed to keep? – topic #77

Write about the biggest secret you failed to keep. I won’t  be able to write about this, because there isn’t a secret I have failed to keep. If someone asks me to keep a secret I talk about my concept … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite number and why? topic # 76

What’s your favorite number and why? It isn’t that I am indecisive. It is just that this is a topic that can be answered a million ways. I could answer 4 because it actually is [for no reason whatsoever] one of … Continue reading

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How do you find your muse?

How do you find your muse?.76 3/19/11 [choice A]. When you sit down to blog, or have a creative project of any kind you need to work on, how do you get yourself motivated to do it? What are your … Continue reading

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What’s the biggest lesson you learned so far this year? topic # 75

What’s the biggest lesson you learned so far this year? The lesson? God’s time, not my time. This has been a year that involved all kinds of change, adaptation, patience, and directional changes. I never anticipated all of things we have … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring.

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3/18/11 Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring. The ducklings are growing up so quickly that mama gave them some distance on this spring day.

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Close your eyes. Count to ten. And then… – topic # 74

Close your eyes. Count to ten. And then….Close your eyes. Count to ten. Then imagine a beautiful ancient castle (tastefully remodeled to include central heating, kick-ass wi-fi and WordPress.com ready laptops everywhere). Now walk down the endless main hall, a … Continue reading

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Grab a sentence from the nearest…-topic # 73

Grab a sentence from the nearest….Jump to paragraph 3, second sentence. Write it in a post. Bonus: Make up a sentence to follow the first one, but make it go in an entirely different direction than the actual book or … Continue reading

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What was your favorite class in college? – topic #72

What was your favorite class in college?.Was it your favorite class at the time you took it? Why or why not? My favorite class of all time was Organizational Behavior. I took this class as part of my MBA program. … Continue reading

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Write a haiku about something that drives you nuts. Post #71

Write a haiku about something that drives you nuts.. I haven’t done haiku in awhile…would rather have created a funny haiku—but my back is aching tonight so here ’tis! My back really hurts Especially my shoulders Maybe it’s just stress … Continue reading

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This is why I am blogging…

I  am looking for people that love to ponder lifes challenges, sorrows, and joys. There are tons of political blogs and frankly I did not want a political blog. Even though I have been fascinated with the political process for … Continue reading

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