Intentional Behavior.

You probably see people who always seem happy. They greet each day with a smile. They see the bright side of any situation.  They believe that people are inherently good. I have always considered myself one of those people. And I still am that person but have a few things that are nagging at me and making my outlook not so good. … [Read more...]

The Al Sharpton Effect.

So I have had many mixed feelings about the fury in Ferguson some range from sadness to amazement. Doing a little research the Michael Brown story blew my mind. People have made this about color only purely black and white not about justice or what's wrong or right. … [Read more...]

Mother is a verb it’s something you do not who you are.

Great parenting lies somewhere between "don't do that" and "ah what the hell" Ever feel like your nerves are fried and you can't take anymore? You hide in the bathroom (possibly with a book) in the hopes of getting a chance to breath. Only instead what you get are the sounds of small fists pounding and little fingers poking from under the door like a scary movie. … [Read more...]

I never promised you a rose garden.

I have never had a green thumb and don't now but hey I'm getting there !! So far I'm doing great... am I still killing a few ?? Oh yes ! Thank goodness for the 1 year warranty at home depot. I'm more than likely the only living person to actually use this warranty. This is not a how to advice post it's a learn and fail with me report. … [Read more...]

Compassion is not a popular virtue – Karen Armstrong

Compassion Noun. A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. I consider myself to be more compassionate than others. When I take the kids to the doctor and see an old person there alone it throws me off for the rest of the day its sad where are the kids or grandkids to sit with them etc... The doors at doctors offices are heavy ! It actually makes me angry !! … [Read more...]