Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • Why is Pretty So Important?

    Yay! It’s time for another fun Saturday post with Melanie! She always leads a lively debate! Check out Melanie’s renovated blog here! Take it away Melanie! Are you on Pinterest? I’ve been using the social site more and..

  • How Do You Respond to a Problem?

    I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend a talk given by Barbara Coloroso when she came to town several years ago. My children were young then so her down-to-earth, brilliant parenting advice came at a..

  • What is Normal?

    I watched a great documentary program called Doc Zone recently, an episode called “The Age of Anxiety”. It was about the over-prescribing of drugs for what are now known as anxiety disorders. People interviewed said what we..

  • Do You Like Surprises?

    Imagine you have a choice: your friends have a surprise party for your Birthday, or the same friends plan a party for you which is not a surprise. Which do you choose? Do you like surprises? I..

  • How Do You Say Goodbye?

    I love airports… And I hate them. They’re concurrently the happiest and the saddest places on the planet. I love the anticipation and the joy of meeting someone who is arriving at the airport. Before our wedding,..

  • Do You Have a Nickname?

    Growing up I liked my name. Lori means “Victory” though I only learned that recently. I actually have five names when you count my confirmation name and my maiden and married ones along with my first and..

  • How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    When we are camping in the summer I sleep very well. You could cite many factors as reasons for this: the fresh air, the lack of “work” issues on my mind, the natural daylight, the evening firelight,..

  • Who Inspires You?

    I discovered one of my favorite writers by chance many years ago. I stumbled upon a book of his in the local library using a method I employ to locate the best books on the shelves.  If you..