Self-Care Sunday – 2

Self-Care Sunday – 2

Here in my part of North Carolina, we’ve gotten socked by a little snow and a lot of sleet, which is MILES better than freezing rain, but is still a bother. Fingers crossed that the predicted gusty winds don’t bring down tree limbs and power lines,...
Self-Care Sunday – 1

Self-Care Sunday – 1

I can’t pinky-swear that all of these posts will be “Self-Care Sunday” posts, but it does have a nice ring to it and I certainly do hope to post these check-ins regularly throughout the year. It’s an accountability measure – self-care is...
The Essentials – A Hot Bath!

The Essentials – A Hot Bath!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve added to the “essentials” category here on the Diva Dispatch. If you’d like to read the other posts in this group, please just enter the term “essentials” in the search box and the blog...
Looking Forward

Looking Forward

A useful thing I’ve done for the last few years is to take the week between Christmas and the New Year to do some pondering. I have discovered that this sort of deep thinking is best done quietly, by oneself, and in very comfortable clothes (quality pondering...
Joie 25 – Reading

Joie 25 – Reading

I’m a reader. Always have been. I grew up in a family that prized education and books and I had my first library card (a pasteboard affair with a little metal plate embedded in it) before I could actually read. Reading is, and always has been, an activity that...