Searching for the Perfect Job

Searching for the Perfect Job

A family member has been searching for a job for the past 4 1/2 months. It is a crazy process from what I went through with my last 8-5 position. With everything being web-based, how in the world do you ever get your name and heaven forbid, your face, in front of the...
Running Wild through the Streets of Fairhope

Running Wild through the Streets of Fairhope

Tonight, I actually lost it. Yes, the white coats are searching and unfortunately, they will have no trouble finding me. I went running wild through the streets of Fairhope, AL. If the mental police ring my doorbell in the morning, they should be patient, because I...
Declutter

Declutter

You are all in for a treat today. I went to school with June Harper Mathews.  She is a kind, cheerful and very funny lady who has graciously agreed to do a guest post for me today.  (She is a very talented freelance writer.) What a fabulous way to start the new year....
Planning Ahead for the 2014 Balm of Gilead

Planning Ahead for the 2014 Balm of Gilead

In 2006 we rang in the New Year from Hollywood Studios in Disney World.  It was one of our very favorite vacations, but, when I look back over the past several New Year’s celebrations, I realize that I’ve made eight years worth of resolutions since that...
Free Education for Women Over 40

Free Education for Women Over 40

As part of my goals for 2014, I plan to continue my education by occasionally attending a seminar, a speech or a class that teaches me something new. Today, I had the pleasure of a warm cup of tea with about 15 Fairhope citizens as we listened to a gentleman share...
A Resolution for Resolutions in 2014

A Resolution for Resolutions in 2014

Resolutions. I never follow through with them. I make them every year. It’s just one more thing to feel I’m a failure at, so why do it again? I always have these grand goals of something huge I want to accomplish, but I think “it’s too big for...