If only we had spent more time at the office

  (photo: Labor Day weekend 2014 at Gibmore, which isn’t far from Biltmore) A mini epiphany is good for the soul. Had one yesterday. Epiphanies don’t come around much anymore, do they? As toddlers, they happened almost daily. Our learning curve was massive back in the day. But now? Now if we’re lucky as middle age […]

Grieving The Loss of a Pet

By mid life, most of us (not all, but most) have had family pets and have had to deal with the loss of a beloved pet. This can be gut wrenching, and deeply emotional. Have you been there? Sometimes we see it coming.  Sometimes it happens in an instant. Either way, it is never easy. […]

Mid Life Updates

Happy Monday everyone.  Hope you had a great weekend. I actually worked Saturday at my “real job” – yes, I’m a career employee at a large company. This whole five daily blogs thing is like a hobby, like growing a garden or something. And as any avid gardener will tell you, “It’s a labor of […]