Archive for 2010

Reach Your Goals or Else… or Else What ?

Posted by dianne on Dec 20, 2010 in Newsletters | No comment

How are you doing on those 2010 goals? I will be the first to admit that my results are mixed for the year. I had an “Aha” moment that might help. Of course, we all know we have to break our goals into manageable steps, but I think we also need to think in terms

No Need to Panic… Christmas Can Happen Without Me

Posted by dianne on Dec 10, 2010 in Blog | 1 comment

Even though the Christmas decorations were in the stores waaay too early this year, as usual; I no longer start to panic the way I did in years past. Beginning in her 50’s my mother began saying that she and all her contemporaries had become “Generals with no armies.” She said it a lot, and

Dancing with the … WHAT?!

Posted by dianne on Dec 4, 2010 in Blog | No comment

After several years of “The Nutcracker” which had enthralled my now 10-year-old daughter, Jane, I decided she was ready to see a “grownup” ballet. Tickets to a performance by the Joffrey ballet were a big hit with both Jane and my mother. The third Saturday night in January, we arrived at The Auditorium Theatre with

What Do Your Priorities Look Like Today?

Posted by dianne on Nov 30, 2010 in Blog | No comment

One of the interesting things about goals and priorities is that we are in complete control. We get to decide on our highest priority each day. Let me share something I figured out for setting my own priorities. Good health is one of my highest goals. Without good health, it’s hard to enjoy any other


Posted by dianne on Nov 14, 2010 in Blog | No comment

Did you know that November is Adoption Awareness Month? Since Thanksgiving is almost here, I think it’s appropriate to tell you how thankful we are for our sweet grandson A who came into our family through an international adoption. He is a handsome little fellow with a beautiful singing voice and a tendency to dance