A heck of a lot closer

July 27, 2011

I was just catching up with one of my favorite bloggers, well, I guess I’d call her a “life” blogger, The Pioneer Woman. I was reading a post where she was discussing her food photography. I don’t particularly care about food photography, but the last two lines of the post were golden. The quote immediately […]



I ran into this poster last weekend: So the key, then, would be realizing when you’re just “being busy.” Right? Knowing when you’re just being busy, or you’re not on the right track, or you’re in need of halting your dig. Right? Stopping, every once in a while, is a good thing, you know. Taking […]

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#12 - Goals, on Flickr by JohnONolan

#12-Goals, on Flickr by JohnONolan Apologies for the profanity, but you can’t beat this life list. It paints such a great picture of the writer, don’t you think? Determined. Exhilarated. Creative. And inspired. Right? I love it! Couldn’t resist sharing. (Thanks for finding this shot, Jenn!)



It’s been over two months since we signed on the dotted line with a property manager for our rental house. I could sum up the experience by saying So Far, So Good! However, I think what might be more accurate is So Far…Pretty Good. Here’s the story… Back in May we called four property managers […]


Oh, well hello there! How are you? You’re good? Great. You’re hot? Yeah, I know. I don’t want to talk about it. I’m kind of excited this afternoon. Well, and kinda nervous. I’m excitedly nervous. Or nervously excited. I’ll stop now. I’ve just created a permanent home for my oddball, selfish, embarrassing, little life list. […]

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We have a friend who frequently asks for our opinion on personal development books. Which one he should read next, specifically, and unlike many others who never make it to this step, he actually picks up what we recommend and reads them. Go him! However, the accolades, sadly, end there. He reads them, we ask […]


I was washing a few dishes the other night when, out of the blue, that “Never Lose Your Sense of Wonder” song popped into my head. Or the “I Hope You Dance” song, whatever you want to call it. Know which one I’m talking about? I wish I knew why certain songs chose certain moments […]

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Whenever I tell people what I do – run a few small businesses out of my home – they always ask me how I got the guts to quit my full-time job and start a business, and I can never answer their question. I can’t answer it because I didn’t quit my job and then […]