I have never been a morning person, primarily due to the fact I typically stay up way past my midnight bedtime. But as of late I’m finding myself more inclined to the idea of mornings.
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One of my favorite aspects of modern cellphones is having the ability to really personalize them. Like many people, my phone is indispensable for me. I have all my contacts in it, as well as pictures, reminders and music albums.
Oh, my is it spring yet? Please tell me it is on its way. When I started this new year, some 30-plus days ago, one of the things I said I was going to do this year was to live in the moment more.
It was really hard for me to make it to work a couple of days last week because I was battling a cold. I really wanted to just stay home under a blanket on the couch and watch TV until I felt better, like I would do when I was a kid.
In the last two weekends, my boyfriend, Justin, and I have had the pleasure of babysitting two little cousins who just moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Cecilia, who is 7, and Madison, who is 4, already adore us so we wanted to live up to their high expectations of us being the best adult supervisors on the planet. So far, the plan has worked.
To kick off the first day of Black History Month, Google’s homepage devoted its doodle to Frederick Douglass, an African-American who escaped slavery and became one of the most influential abolitionists in the 19th century. Douglass was also known for his eloquence as an orator and openly shared his belief that all humans, regardless of race, gender and nationality, were created equal.
When I heard the Texoma Regional Blood Center was in dire need of blood donors last week, I immediately wished I could help, but I’d given blood too recently to donate again. But I hope people know that donating blood is an easy way to assist the community and help people in need, plus it can be fun.
I have been unsuccessfully pushing myself to read more for a while now. You can call it a failed New Year’s resolution, but it has been in my backlog for a lot longer.
For the past two years, I’ve been trying to spend my free time learning an important skill for someone living alone — I’ve been teaching myself to cook.
I’m on phone probation because I haven’t been answering my cellphone regularly enough when my pregnant wife calls. We’re getting near the end of the road, so it’s becoming increasingly important for me to answer when “the big call” comes.