Day 345 – Free Day

“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale Today was the first Saturday Amalia and I have free together in months. It was glorious. We have had quite the year. It has been filled with plans or planning for plans. SometimesContinue reading “Day 345 – Free Day”

Day 344 – Home for the Holidays

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” –Edith Sitwell Going to my fourth state in the last four weeks not including my home state nor connecting airport states can take aContinue reading “Day 344 – Home for the Holidays”

Day 343 – Child At Heart

“To a young heart everything is fun.” – Charles Dickens I am a strong proponent of making the most out of the time you are given. This should not come at the expense of others but at the same time, don’t let negative people get in your way of living your life to the fullest.Continue reading “Day 343 – Child At Heart”

Day 342 – Grit

“Grit is having the courage to push through, no matter what the obstacles are, because it’s worth it.” – Chris Morris So I was invited to a voice of the employee meeting at work the other day which is a chance to express your feelings in the workplace with upper leadership. The topic chosen forContinue reading “Day 342 – Grit”

Day 341 – Listen Well

“The biggest communication problem is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply.” – Steven R. Covey Why do you listen? What a peculiar question that is but the answer is quite important. I think this is a big problem in schooling. This has always been a complaint of mine. There is such anContinue reading Day 341 – Listen Well

Day 340 – Almost There

“Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda We are only twenty-five days away from our 365 day challenge! We are getting to the end here and the amount of items and bags have piled up from all of the things we’ve been getting rid of. Sometimes we don’t get rid of theContinue reading “Day 340 – Almost There”

Day 339 – Kind Gestures

“Being kind makes a difference for everyone involved.” – TJ It’s story time. A few days ago, Amalia and I got home from work and shopping and I was kind of in a rush to run to a haircut. We were carrying stuff inside from work and the store when I noticed the UPS driverContinue reading “Day 339 – Kind Gestures”

Day 338 – Alexander Hamilton

“I am not throwing away my shot” – Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton “Look around, look around, at how lucky we are to be alive right now.” -Eliza Hamilton, Hamilton “There’s a million things I haven’t done but just you wait.” – Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton Today I am going to try my best to “”Talk less, smileContinue reading “Day 338 – Alexander Hamilton”

Day 337 – The Christmas Spirit

“A good deed erases a bad deed.” – Home Alone Since the spirit of Christmas is in full tilt now as December is here, it’s fitting to use a quote from one of my favorite Christmas movies, Home Alone. It’s super easy to get caught up in all of the shopping and materialistic things surroundingContinue reading “Day 337 – The Christmas Spirit”

Day 336 – One Crate Less

“Set an expiration date for the items in your closet.” -Elizabeth Larkin One small step for me, one giant leap for space in our closet! After almost a year of decluttering items and clothing, I officially was able to get rid of an entire big crate worth of clothing that I used to use forContinue reading “Day 336 – One Crate Less”