Category Archives: Just Because

Consider this my miscellaneous category. Anything else I want to write will get kerplunked here.

Part of Something

What are we missing?  Suicide rates are booming.  Rates in every age group between 15 and 84 has increased in the last decade and a half.  We are all too familiar with the number of school shootings in the US … Continue reading

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Relevant Realizations

Two weeks ago a stressful situation (coaching) and a bit of a trigger lead to an exhausting and emotional breakdown.  Honestly, it feels like it was so much longer ago.  On the other hand, I can feel my heart pound … Continue reading

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Some Days I Just Show Up

Recently, more than one person has said to me, “I don’t know how you do it,” in reference to the latest volunteer position I’ve put myself in: 10 year old boys soccer.  Yesterday, as I drove away from the field … Continue reading

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Awareness

Tie a yellow ribbon ’round the old oak tree.  Isn’t that how the song goes?  Apparently there’s some discussion about whether the singer is returning from prison or war…but does it really matter?  He’s asking to be remembered and for … Continue reading

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Birthday Surprises

I remember when I turned 30 I was a little surprised that all the goals I’d made at twenty hadn’t magically happened!  I realized that not only did one need goals, but a plan for achieving them as well.  So … Continue reading

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A Day to Love

If ever there was a day to show our love, it’s Valentine’s Day, right?  There are hearts and flowers and special dinners.  Every store has soft, fluffy, cuddly animals.  You can find articles about how to romance your Valentine, celebrate … Continue reading

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Early Morning Revelation

This morning was an early one, after a late night.  Suffices to say that last night was rough…fell asleep crying, not ready to go into why, but I’m fine, for anyone that’s worried.  I’ll probably tell you all about that … Continue reading

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