How to be a Gift Detective (in More Ways than One)!

I am the parent of two young adults. When it comes to gifts for them, there’s no detective work. I simply ask what they want. If the item(s), appropriately meet my budget and my ability to get them (which fortunately has never been an issue), then I proceed with getting the gifts. Done! For those (more…)

Another Great Memory …

Well, it happened again last night, that thing I do all the time where I’m out walking at night and out of the blue, a thought or a memory hits. I’ve written about that before, and this is one of those times I have just got to write it down. In college, back in Wyoming, (more…)

National Family Caregivers Month

It’s November again, and that means it’s National Family Caregivers Month, which honors those who serve as caregivers for family members and loved ones. These are not people who set out to be professional caregivers, but unexpectedly became caregivers when a severe negative health situation disabled a family member and made it necessary to assume (more…)

Seasonal Affective Disorder and TBI

Oh boy. Another rainy fall day in Washington (yawn). It rains a lot here in the fall and winter, which means it’s also cloudy a lot in those seasons. It’s cloudy more than half the days of the year, which makes it gloomy for many people here, but not me, having lived most of my (more…)

3 Ways To Have Your BEST Day

I don’t know about you, but I love those days when I feel – no, when I know – I accomplished something important to me. Those days when I fall into bed exhausted and exhilarated. Those days happen more regularly when I follow the three ways to have my BEST day every day. I know (more…)