Author: Sheila

A normal day

Today was typical. Weather for SE Alaska in November: rain, rain, more rain. Work: standard day. With all the changes on my horizon, still, my days are fairly predictable. (Update

Catching up

Well, it’s back to basics after two weeks of Rob being home. He’s working OOT this week (love that acronym, brings a smile to my face!). And by basics I

Monday calling

It’s Monday…here we go! “I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.” ~ Louise Hay

Goodbye white shoes, I hardly wore you

September, Labor Day weekend, and my Southern upbringing has kicked in. I wouldn’t be caught dead from now until next Memorial Day in white shoes. Just.not.done. At least for my

Thoughts for the day

Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again. ~ Author Unknown

Leap of faith

The house is off the market, at least for a while. Not a good time to be selling at this price range in Ketchikan, Alaska. So the listing will get


You cannot raise a man up by calling him down. -William Boetcker This seems self-evident. Who doesn’t know that it’s better to be positive than negative, that it’s better to

Didn’t expect that

Had a first yesterday from the Salvation Army: they said they weren’t accepting donations! No, no, it wasn’t anything personal, although I’ve been a frequent flyer there in the past

Voice of wisdom

Quote of the day: Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good times and bad times. It settles for

One of those days

I was on a roll this morning. Got up at my usual time, had my coffee, made cream biscuits to take into work. All was well until I got to

How do you work?

“When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.” “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy

Here comes the bride!

It’s summer, the bridal season: the most popular time of year for weddings. I was looking through a Bride magazine a few days ago, waiting in the check-out line in