Category Archives: Goals/Dreams

Spinning Plates and Self-Care

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about choosing direct primary care. I promised you an update and here it is… Direct Primary Care – I Love It Having met twice with my new doctor, the owner and operator of … Continue reading

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High Hopes and Fingers Crossed

High Hopes and Fingers Crossed The weather is absolutely beautiful, isn’t it?! I have spent a good deal of the past four days outside gardening. We’ve cleared parts of the yard, burned brush, planted seeds, and finished installing the rest … Continue reading

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Bathtub Epiphanies

All it took was lukewarm water to cement the idea in my head. Well, that and a stolen wheelbarrow. I’ll explain. On Saturday, the weather was fantastic, and I was eager to get back out in the yard and get … Continue reading

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Cottage Reno and Homes Tour

Each morning, at around 3 o’clock, I wake up. I call it the witching hour. I’m lucky if I can get back to sleep, because as soon as my feet hit the floor and I walk into the bathroom, my … Continue reading

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Call It the 13-Year Plan

Three years ago yesterday, I wrote a post that would absolutely change my life…Dreams in the Mist. A comment from a loyal reader, Cranky Puppy, now my neighbor here in Northeast Kansas City started me on a journey that, three years … Continue reading

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2016 Will Be the Year of…

The Year of the Budget If you read my earlier post Jumping Into the Dream, then you may begin to understand why I say that I think that 2016 will be the year of the budget. Big dreams take time and … Continue reading

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Jumping Into the Dream

Jumping Into the Dream We have watched the legalization of cannabis slowly creep across the nation in the past few years. Most recently, Colorado’s transition from a medical marijuana state to fully legal for adult use has really excited us. Dave, … Continue reading

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Inside, Outside, and Walkways

Every time I think, “I didn’t really get much done,” I find evidence to the contrary. Take today for example. Yesterday was focused on moving furniture around upstairs as we are back to sleeping in the large double room and … Continue reading

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Prepping for Winter and Saturday Events

  Prepping for Winter We will need to spend some time outside this weekend and begin prepping the chicken coops and yard for winter. Among our “gotta do’s” are: Muck out chicken coop Level most of the main garden (embarrassingly … Continue reading

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Shhh! It’s a Secret…Flyover Country is an AWESOME Place to Live!

I live in the Midwest, in a large city of nearly one-half million people. Yep, it’s flyover country. Many folks out there on the west and east coasts of the country call it that and never think twice. And I’ve … Continue reading

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