Now he’s twelve. Agh man, the 12’s. “Just wait till you get to your twelves…” he’ll tell my 10’s as he plops his butt down on the couch and cracks open a cold one. “Sucks getting old girls, you’ll see.”
If changing my underwear changed my day then maybe we should stop looking for BIG changes all the time.
Growing up, I watched my dad give graduation speeches..pretty much every other year. He is a very popular teacher … More
Running is by no means intimidating to me anymore. Where a three mile run used to look like an all afternoon affair that would probably include a sack lunch and be brutal, it’s just not anymore.
This isn’t like using a thesaurus. CAR for AUTOMOBILE isn’t life changing. It’s a synonym – I’m looking for a layer or two deeper. These need to be profound for effectiveness.
What our kids put into their bodies makes a difference.
It’s exciting and wild and fun and also, at times, exhausting and dare I say?…overwhelming.
Minimals fill the space that is often being occupied by, “I just don’t have time”, “I couldn’t make the gym today (this week/month/year), “I am busy”, “I’ve been traveling” and “It’s been a helluvaweek.”
Mark Twain said it, “The problem isn’t because we don’t know enough, it’s that we know so many things that just aint so.”
Those that consider themselves successful repeatedly used the word RESPONSIBLE as they described how they got to where they were.
As opposed to those that unsuccessful and unhappy repeatedly laid BLAME on others or other events.