the ability to do nothing really is an art. Many of my friends have small kids, or even babies. I still see myself as the woman who has small children most of the time too. When I envision my life, the life of Wendi, I see my kids at various ages and development, so there… Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing
Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right? There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning. Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?
Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month, it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas. My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal
It's always when I know I should write but I keep avoiding it that I know it's bad. My anxiety is through the roof and I am doing my damndest to hold myself together and not have panic attacks in public. I'm all over the place, mind racing, can't sit still for long, glued to… Continue reading Keeping it real
Warning: This is going to be one of those annoyingly positive, gratitude barfed all up in here blog. So if you're intent is to stay grumpy, don't say you haven't been warned. I am having one of those weekends where I don't have a single thing planned. These are the weekends I love. I can just hang… Continue reading Lazy, Grateful, Saturday.
You may be surprised to learn that my 20 year marriage, you know...the one that just imploded 9 months ago wasn't my first marriage. Back in 1989 I eloped just 8 days after high school graduation to Las Vegas with my then boyfriend....lets be honest, my drug dealer...and was married in a tiny chapel on… Continue reading Messages, Tests & The Plan
I never know what is going to inspire me to write on a subject. I got home earlier today from my Girlfriend Getaway mini-vacation and am really tired, possibly a little (more than possibly) hung over, so even though I thought about trying to write something for the blog, I hadn't been hit by the… Continue reading No Contact
Today was a challenging day in my professional life. I felt like I just got hit with one person or situation after another who needed my help, my compassion, direction or just an ear to listen. At the end of the day, I left feeling really spent and very fatigued. Anyone who works in the… Continue reading Compassion Fatigue
Like most people, music has always been a part of my life. I grew up in the 70's & 80's, which depending on who you ask was either some of the best music ever made, or some of the worst. My memories are strongly associated with experiences; it might be a smell, a taste, a… Continue reading The Beat Goes On
Would you believe me if I told you I've never had a Girls Getaway Weekend? Let me rephrase that, I've never had a Girls Getaway Weekend without any children. I have been a mother since I was 19, I have been married since I was 24 and I'm now finally single and both my children are adults… Continue reading Drink up, Bitches!