Something of the Marvelous

“You will grow from this.”

I absolutly hate that sentence.  It has been said to me so much through my life, that I can almost tell you when it is getting ready to be said to me in conversation.

Why should I have to grow?  Why can’t life just go as I want it to go, and follow my schedule?  Is that really too much to ask?  Seriously, it seems that once I finally adjust to something, it changes, leaving me frustrated, confused, and flopping around like a fish out of water.  Continue reading


I will do anything for a t-shirt.

-Donate money to your cause
-Join your club
-Fill out your survey
-Walk 15 miles….

I especially like t-shirts that say I did something or was somewhere.  My wardrobe is full of  t-shirts from summer camps, sports teams, vacation destinations, colleges, and even a few jobs.

I just really like t-shirts. Continue reading

Live Deliberately

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life and to see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” Henry David Thoreau

I have been completely overwhelmed as of late.

Work deadlines
Bills to pay
Trying hard to be a good daughter, sister, and friend

Sometimes trying to stay Connected to all that is going on becomes too much and I get bogged down with STUFF. Continue reading