Category Archives: Judy

Have you heard any good ones lately?

“Have you heard the one about…?” You hear that phrase as someone passes and if you’re like me, you want to hear the rest of the story, all the way to the punch line.

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Compliments vs. Insults

I’ve had a tough time writing this post. I’ve erased and started over multiple times. I wrote it to the end once and when I read it back to myself. I wanted to gag, so it too was deleted.

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My Happy Parenting Moments

My attempts at “parenting” have taken many forms.  My first hint of what parenting looked like was at a distance with my two nieces.  I lived out of state.  I always made sure birthday gifts were received on time and … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Etiquette

I resisted cell phones for the longest time, until one day… Have you had any similar experiences? Continue reading

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What Holds Me Back?

Somehow, in life, I was born a pleaser. I was the youngest of three girls and I quickly learned how to act so that my sisters would be pleased with me.  The other side of this spinning coin is, I … Continue reading

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Honey… What’s Cooking??

I have a confession to make. I don’t cook very often. My husband was raised in the restaurant business and started scraping gum off the bottom of tables with a putty knife when he was too little to remember. One … Continue reading

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Do I Have a Favorite Drink?

What is my favorite drink? This sounds like an easy topic…not. My answer is, it depends.

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Do Your Actions Match Your Words?

Do I walk my talk? Do I follow through? Do my actions match my words?  Do I do as I say? Sadly, in many cases, I would have to say NO…I feel kind of creepy admitting that because my intentions … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories – Judy

When I think of Christmas, I remember all of the joy of being a child and feeling the magic of Christmas. There was the night I heard footsteps on the roof and I just knew that Santa and his reindeer … Continue reading

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Gratitude List – Judy

Sometimes I get really down and crabby. This has been one of those times for me, so tonight when we decided to express our “Gratitude List”, I felt like the timing was perfect. Coincidentally, tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I think the … Continue reading

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Orange is not for everyone!

All of my life, as I remember it, I have been very aware of color. My older sister always looked so pretty, so for the first many years that I could choose colors, I copied her example. I constantly asked … Continue reading

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Biggest Pet Peeve – Judy

When someone asks me to do something, I take pride in doing what was asked and doing it well. Sometimes I do research, look up procedures and spend time planning out the best way to complete the task. I finish … Continue reading

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