The End of a Decade

We are coming up to the end of the year which is wonderful reflective time, but we are also coming up to the end of a decade. This morning I was trying to recollect where I was at the beginning of this decade and what my hopes and dreams might have been. I was living […]

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Finally 2017: Uncovering a New Path

I always like to look at last year’s New Year’s blog to see what I had hoped for the year ahead to see if I nailed it. Sometimes I do. Other times it’s not even close. I blogged on New Year’s Eve last year but not on the first day of 2017. I know that […]

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The Silver Lining of a Year Gone Bad

I’m kind of excited! I’m charting my calendar for the weekend. I have two parties to attend, and it looks like we are getting snow, snow and more snow! I may get a chance to snowshoe. I joined a local running club, and I plan to attend their Saturday morning run tomorrow. They seem so […]

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It Ended As It Began – 2016

    Happy New Years Eve! 2016 has been an up and down year for me for sure. I’m eager to see it end, and excited to see what 2017 might bring. All week, I’ve been seeing memories from Facebook of last year’s holiday hike on the Wild Azalea Trail. It was my first long […]

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Being Gentle With Myself as a New Years Goal

     I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions. I am a fan of reevaluating my goals and setting intentions for the new year. Ironically, I find often that after I set my intentions at the beginning of the year, I look back in December and they have manifested in some degree. One […]

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Forward Motion is the Only Acceptable Option: 2016

I was out in the woods on New Year’s Eve. It was the only night that I didn’t have cell phone coverage. I always love to write at the end or beginning of a New Year, but, this year I was busy living life. There would be time later for reflection. One of the lessons […]

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Thank You for a Great Midlife Moments Year

To all of my readers, thank you for inspiring me to keep writing and living an authentic life. You tell me I inspire you, but you inspire me in believing that every day is a new chance to start over and create something different. We need each other, and, when you tell your stories, the […]

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Good-Bye 2014: A Love Letter

One of my favorite yoga teachers and best friends has a blog on her business website for Evergreen Yoga. Today, she posted a love letter to release 2014. She challenged her readers to do a similar thing, and I think it’s a great idea. I’m sitting here right now with Ashok listening to fireworks all […]

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