Seasons Change: Embrace It Already!

They Do Not Repeat It was about this time last year that I wrote a piece about changing direction in life. I laid out my life plan, one I had had since early childhood, and then carefully explained how it was ripped away and I hit a wall. After licking my wounds, I changed direction. Since then, I have changed direction countless times and it is startling to see how different my life has turned out than I expected. Seasons change, they do not repeat. Though I am happy with my

Fall Roundup: Mixed Bag

Fall Gifts Fall has arrived and in my house it came with a gift of the cold! Normally not one to succumb to illness – other than the so-called preexisting conditions – this bout has been lingering ever since my granddaughter, who was the kind bearer of the gift, brought it to my home. Scouring the Internet and my co-bloggers’ pages, there is a multitude of Fall giveaways and offerings available to savvy shoppers. We, my daughter and I, actually kicked off the season with our own adventure last Saturday

9 Things Every Woman Should Do This Fall

For Leaf-Loving Women Though it can be hard to believe now, when even places on the West Coast are experiencing temperatures in the hundreds, cooler weather is just ahead. Usually, Fall comes with a big list of jobs to do. The leaves, which are duly falling from the trees, will need raking up every couple of days or blasting with a leaf blower (if you’re looking for a leaf blower, you might want to check out this guide and get the best one for you). They will also start

Autumn: The Season Of Change, Shopping And Romance

Countdown To Fall Nine days away from the official beginning of Fall (Autumn) and thoughts are running high in my family about clothes shopping. My daughter is a major shopper – I am not. She goes to a store or a mall every single day – I kid you not. It has become a joke between us when she calls, instead of a hello, I ask “What did you get today?” She now has a legitimate “excuse” for her daily excursions to the stores – a growing child. “I had