The Only Way Out Is Through

“The only way out is through…..” This is a line from one of my favorite Robert Frost poems and on this day it echoed in my heart.  I sat on a beautiful day in the warm sun on my new deck chairs doing what I love….reading.  These times seem to be few and far between, time swallowed up by circumstances and situations.  It was one of those times that life had just gotten completely out of control.  You know the times.  I am certain all of you can recall a moment or season like this. I had not taken much soul …

Coffee and Life Can Jolt Us!

I was intrigued by the new brand of coffee I spied. 50% of proceeds goes to veterans. Loved that! So instead of picking up our usual brand I picked up a bag of this new brand’s Rise and Shine light roast. Well when I made the pot of coffee it was delicious. But within a few minutes My chest hurt and I found myself jittery. I realized that this coffee actually has more caffeine, so I got a jolt to start my day! What do you drink of first thing? The troubles of the day, the losses you have had, the …

A Rough Patch?

It was just going to be a simple fix up downstairs in our open living area and kitchen. We looked at lots of flooring but there was that idea that we could just have the floors stained since we’re on a slab. That was a great idea. Until we began to pull up the flooring in the kitchen area. What we found was a rough patch of concrete that was flaking off. Because of this small area of trouble we would have to completely skim coat the entire downstairs area – over a thousand square feet. We went back to …