Where Is Eden? — Grumpa Joe’s Place

Dear Diary: Aug. 12: Moved to our new home in Illinois. It is so beautiful here. The scenery is wonderful. Can hardly wait to see it with snow covering the landscape. I love it here! Oct. 14: Illinois is the most beautiful place on Earth! The leaves have turned all colors with shades of red […]… Continue reading Where Is Eden? — Grumpa Joe’s Place

Unsettling — One Woman’s Quest

Have opted for a minimalist existence – efficiency dependent on accessibility – still suffering the effects of disease, age. Used to dwell in the sarcasm of fixed roots, keep-up-with-the-status-quo, thought that swapping furniture equated with renewal Now the only fitting-in we do relates to rig size and whether or not the next stop on the […]… Continue reading Unsettling — One Woman’s Quest

Investing in Real Estate — FREEDOM 101 : The most valuable currency is time – choose how you spend yours

Real estate is an excellent way to diversify your investment portfolio and build income streams. The problem is that people are often drawn to real estate investing based on misconceptions of quick returns with minimal capital investment or effort. Those situations do exist. Much like the stock market there is an endless line of people […]… Continue reading Investing in Real Estate — FREEDOM 101 : The most valuable currency is time – choose how you spend yours

Dear Hot Mess Mom: To me you are perfect. — WONDEROAK

It’s tempting to pretend that there aren’t ritz crackers hidden deep inside my shag carpet, along with some other things I probably don’t want to know about. It’s tempting to pretend my four-year-old doesn’t rock the same “favorite” dress three days in a row, and that I don’t currently smell like men’s Old Spice deodorant. […]… Continue reading Dear Hot Mess Mom: To me you are perfect. — WONDEROAK

HANDLING THE PRESSURES OF THE WORLD — 50 IS NOT OLD

Pressures, they seem to be everywhere. There is not a single day that goes by that some amount of pressure is applied to you. Maybe it is the pressure of being on time to work and making sure that the alarm is set correctly. That one is easy for me since we now have an… via… Continue reading HANDLING THE PRESSURES OF THE WORLD — 50 IS NOT OLD

More faith junk journal…

I finally finished this junk journal and sewed in the signatures. Love packing it full of so many different types of pages from Bibles, notebooks, colouring books, scrapbook paper, and other papers. I also love including illustrations from children’s Bibles. There’s also Christian music paper, quotes, prayers, and prompt pages. Here’s a look at some […]… Continue reading More faith junk journal…

Scheduling Time Alone~2.4.18

 Learn to be on unavailable and to feel comfortable about it.  Being persuaded to squeeze in one last thing or being talked into doing something you don’t really want to do when you had planned a drive to a deserted piece of property where you could have a long walk alone will only tend to… Continue reading Scheduling Time Alone~2.4.18