There's nothing more aggravating than trying to assemble something, that's come with a thousand and one pieces. We all dread reading the ever confusing thick "white booklet", also known as the instructions. Before we even allow ourselves the chance to fully read it, let alone follow it, we quickly try to do it on our … Continue reading Every step counts
I want to be married, right now! I want a set of identical twin girls, right now! I want my house built from the ground up, right now! I want to be an Academic Dean, right now! I want to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of my business, CH1 Bookstore and Lounge, right … Continue reading Now is not the time
I don't know which is worse, waiting on something to happen or waiting on someone to make it happen. Either way, I can be pretty antsy at times and hate to be kept waiting, especially considering the length of my wait time. The uncertainty of whether or not I'll get what I want hoovers over … Continue reading Wait on the promise
Have you ever been so happy and excited about the great things that are taking place in your life, that you can barely wait to see what happens next? Do you find yourself rushing to get to another adventure, although you're not finished with the one you're on? Great! Because, I thought I was the … Continue reading Enjoy
Feeling overwhelmed? Can't seem to make sense of your life, because you've got too much on your plate, and don't know how you're going to consume it all? Rather than try and take everything on at once, establish an outline that not only creates organization, but allows you to compartmentalize your life. That way, you … Continue reading The Breakdown
When I was in high school, I played the clarinet and marched two years in the BEST band in the land, Sidney Lanier Marching Poets! We practiced a lot and sometimes they'd be so rigorous and exhausting, but the reward I received from marching and performing, was not only worth it, but priceless. After each … Continue reading “There are NO shortcuts to success….REPEAT”!
Sometimes I can't stand the fact that I'm so "impulsive", as one of my students so kindly (insert sarcasm) put it. "Mrs. B., sometimes I feel like you don't have any patience with us, because you seem to be in a hurry a lot", was the words my student boldly said to me. For once, … Continue reading Can’t hardly wait
Keep dreaming....happy endings still come true! ~Deetra La'Rue I’m a hopeless romantic, sometimes a little too hopeful, strung out on the idea of being in love. There was a point in time in which I thought I was, but the idea quickly faded, soon after he did. I can remember experiencing what I thought to be my Prince Charming, however, he … Continue reading Cinderella ain’t dead!