Mind Mumbles

What If I’m Not Thankful?

It’s the time of year when everyone is preparing to gather ’round a home cooked meal and tell, one by one, everything they’re thankful for. For some folks, the thought of having to share thanks stirs more angst and anxiety…
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Snow Thankful

Our snowpocalypse storm that was originally calling for 6 – 10 inches of fresh snow overnight ended up dropping under two inches. And I’m here to tell you I’m okay with that. Very okay. The wind is pretty wild outside…
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Southern Comfort To The Rescue

This would have made a great video, but I still don’t have a voice and am battling this cold, so a lengthy post will have to do. I’m one who never understands why people who post recipes have to go…
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God Is A Good Gift Giver

“God is a good gift giver.” Tahni Cullen’s son, Josiah, had typed those words on his iPad. As a toddler, Josiah stopped talking. Tahni wrote a book to explain how autism stole his words, but God gave him a voice. As…
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And Life As We Knew It Was Never The Same

Last night, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, I wasn’t feeling well. I’m not being metaphorical. I had a sore throat, major headache, and lots of drainage. I wasn’t feeling well. I went to bed embarrassingly early and was fast asleep by…
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Money Mumbles: The Reality of Financial Fear

When Hubs and I came back from our honeymoon, we dove head-first into the struggles of married life. He had to get up to be at his job by 6:00 am, and I was just starting a job as a…
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How A Chicken Keeps You Sane

Many moons ago, someone submitted a survey suggesting I post recipes. Whoever you are, if you still read my blog today, this post is for you. Really, it’s for anyone tired of cooking the same thing repeatedly, running out of creative…
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The Mastermind And The Pirate Queen

It was an intense week. I took an early Wednesday morning flight to Dallas to meet my client and prepare for his weekend event. My client does many things – entrepreneurs are wired that way. One of the roles he has…
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Stop Breaking Your Neck

There’s a reason it’s called a “break-neck pace”. You’ll break your neck. Or your stride. Or your spirit. We’ve been doing it all wrong, folks. Doing more and more, stretching ourselves too thin, involving ourselves in any and every possible…
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Another Year, Another Chance

Yesterday was my 36th birthday. Thirty-six years ago, on a Sunday evening, I made my entrance into the world and have been trying to make my mark in it ever since. Things aren’t exactly where I thought they’d be. I’d…
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