Communication is a Process

I finally figured out the best way to communicate with my gal pal, sk. I know no one will ever mistake me for a genius but I’m not the dimmest bulb in the box either but apparently I take a little bit longer to learn some things than others. Obviously, communication is not my strong…

A Favor for Haiyan Victims

As some of you may know, my gal pal, sk, is from the Philippines. Thankfully, her immediate family all live in the metro Manila area and are safe from the past catastrophic typhoon Haiyan that ripped through the country. Extended members of her family do reside in some of the affected parts, Samar and Cebu, but none…

Day 7: Gratitude Journal

Another quickie tonight: 1. I woke up on time today and that is rare for a Sunday. 2. I even enjoyed church this morning. I’ve had some issues with it lately but I’m trying to work through them with the help of my gal pal, sk. In place of a sermon (thank goodness), the choir…

Day 6: Spiritual Battery is still Recharging

These gratitude journal entries are indeed getting easier, meaning I can pound them out quicker without straining too hard. 1. I took today off, from everything. I did nothing. . . and it was gooooood! 2. I talked to my favorite Aunt in Mississippi tonight. The news I shared wasn’t all that nice but catching up…

Day 5: Gratitude Journal

This one will be a quickie: 1. Today is Friday. 2. After reading/watching/hearing the horror taking place in the Philippines, I’m so grateful for my chilly cloudy fall day here in Canada. Monetary donations first and then balikbayan boxes will be sent out in the near future to help those recovering from the typhoon. 3. My favorite co-worker…

Day 4 – Gratitude Journal Continues

1. Tomorrow is Friday. 2. At work, my favorite volunteers, a four-legged little bundle of black curly sweetness and her owner, came for their monthly visit this afternoon. 3. This took place yesterday but after I posted my journal entry so I’m using it today –  my gal pal actually said the “w” word in reference to us: wedding. This topic…

Day 3 – Gratitude Journal

My gal pal, sk, finally looked at me today and said, “you really need a vacation, don’t you?” I’ve said this for the last couple of months. I don’t care what anyone calls it; vacation, a break or mental health day. . .I just need something to keep my sanity. With that in mind, today’s…