What chore do you find the most challenging to do? Doing the dishes. We don’t have a dishwasher and my husband likes to eat so I’m constantly cleaning up dishes and I find it annoying because it dries my hands out and it takes time to dry them and put them away afterwards. Second most … Continue reading Challenging Chores
Success is sometimes a foggy idea. Photo by Ashley French December 2022 How do you define success? I struggle with the idea of what success means. For a long time, I’ve subscribed to the idea of success to mean have a great job with lots of money, a big house, and lots of travel. I … Continue reading Defining success.
Photo by Ashley French January 2023 In spite of the cold, he sniffed anyway.
It’s time to catch it! Photo by Ashley French January 2023 Wanting to get out of the house, we decided to take our dog over to the dam for a small walk and to throw his new dog frisbee for him. He was generally very good and caught several of the throws. I’m quite proud … Continue reading A Day at the Park.
I had every intention of doing more today. I was going to bundle up and walk the dog, I was going to organize the front closet, I was going to snuggle and read most of my book. Instead, I’ve been fighting a headache all day. It started yesterday when I woke up and it hasn’t … Continue reading Intention
I decided to make my reading goal for the year as 100 books. I don’t think I’ve ever made it to 100 before but I’m going to try this year. We’ll see how it goes. I’ve also started a bullet journal. I don’t think I’m doing it right and I’m not going to follow all … Continue reading Resolutions for 2023
I didn’t think I’d read so many books this year, as I probably mention before. I think I’d read 64 books in my last post, so I’ve read a couple more since then. I’m not usually this good at reading, so I’m proud of myself. I’m sure I read a whole lot more when I … Continue reading Goodreads Year in Books 2022
I read a lot of books this year, which is surprising to me as I feel like every year my struggle to read is worse than the year before. This year I read 65 books. I was pleasantly surprised, especially when we went on vacation for two weeks. A lot of the books were okay, … Continue reading 10 of my Favorite Books of 2022
Title: The Grizzly Maze Author: Nick Jans Published: 2005 (Plume) Genre: Nonfiction/Biography Summary Timothy Treadwell made himself known for living out among the grizzlies in Alaska. His goal was to educate and protect these aggressive and dangerous animals. When he and his girlfriend were killed by a bear in 2003, they passed into the mythology … Continue reading The Grizzly Maze by Nick Jans
Alan over at They Call Me Tater did his year in review and of course being that type of person, I thought that this was a good idea and wanted to do my own post. Winter 2022 started off a little rocky, at the end of January my husband and I both got sick for … Continue reading 2022 in Review