Pride is a powerful thing. It has been my motivation in tough times, but I now realize it has also been my worst enemy. Many events and achievements in my life have brought me great pride. Certainly my kids make me enormously proud. The fact that I am the first person in my family to graduate from college is a source of … [Read more...] about The Pride Thing
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OK, just to warn anyone who might be reading this blog, there are going to be a lot of postings...a LOT! Why, because I am a single mom with neither a hubby nor a shrink to consult with. My therapy is this blog. And on a day like this, I need two sessions. I am usually a pretty upbeat person, but some days, here lately, I cry … [Read more...] about The Food Thing
Here in Phoenix, there are at least 12,200 families today who are watching their homes be sold by the bank. There are another 15,000 who are trying to sell their home before the bank forecloses on them, too. About 30,000 additional families are just waiting for the bank to knock on their door and tell them to move on. And … [Read more...] about Don’t Let a Little Foreclosure Ruin Your Day!!
Do you ever feel like where life just wears you down? I did this week. Nothing particularly bad happened, but I have been cranky, tired and feeling rather sorry for myself. So it was a true gift when I happened upon a blog posting by Russell Shaw, a very successful Realtor here in the Phoenix area, where he mused about how he … [Read more...] about The Boiling Point of Success – Sometimes a Little Inspiration Goes a Long Way!