Tag Archives: well-being

Dear Paul Ryan, we have some requests

About a month ago, Paul Ryan made some comments about the declining birth rate in the US. And I have some comments back. Now this may sound strange coming from a woman who just announced her pregnancy. However, this is … Continue reading

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365 days and counting

Just a quick post here and one that I should have done last week. Last Tuesday, April 14 2015, marked one year since the schoolgirls in Nigeria were taken. They are still missing. While much of the world’s ADD focus … Continue reading

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Whimsy up your weekend post numero trece: Thoughts for a rainy weekend

Well so far, it’s been a cold and rainy spring here in the northeastern United States. The Farmer’s Almanac predicted we’d have a very snowy and cold winter and that was true. So what have they predicted for our spring? … Continue reading

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Another one year marker

The Boston Marathon bombing anniversary approaches the one year mark, as I discussed in my last post. But on a happier note, this post marks the (almost) one-year anniversary of when I began this blog. I “published” my first post on 4/13/13. This … Continue reading

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Whimsy up your weekend post numero diez: Vicarious joy

I was at a training recently geared towards people in my field, the DV (domestic violence) field. In my field, we frequently discuss the reality that we endure vicarious trauma through our work and we talk about the importance of self-care to sustain ourselves in … Continue reading

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Whimsy up your weekend – post numero nueve: Welcome Spring!

I skipped this last weekend.  There’s been sad and bad news from my friends and family the past two weeks and I wasn’t feeling very whimsical last weekend.  So it goes…  Hopefully this will make up for my lack of post … Continue reading

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Whimsy up your weekend, post numero seis: A few of my favorite things about VT

Growing up in Vermont, I wasn’t that impressed by it.  I mean, sure, I loved the sweet smells that came with each season, overcast but brilliant fall days and, in my teen years, the fact that rural living provided an … Continue reading

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