Slow down, October!! What’s the hurry?

Why does my favorite month go by so darn fast?! I just love October for all the typical reasons: cooler temperatures (or at least the promise of them), fun Halloweens, and all things pumpkin, of course! But holy crap, how is it already half over?? I don’t have a...

It’s ADHD Awareness month.

Tigger wants to tell you right NOW: October is ADHD Awareness month! A note from Ryan: I do not have an official ADHD diagnosis, although I’m considering going to ADHD online and taking their test. For far too long, I have been struggling daily with thoughts...

Kids, pets, and allllll  the things…

A note from me (Ryan) – Never in my wildest dreams would I have expected the gift of such amazing replies from you, my readers!! Every week a few of you shoot back a thought, an a-ha, or a simple “this touched me, thanks!” You 1000% make my day. Grateful for...

Me, my cats, and 50+ cups of tea.

Author’s correction: last week I spelled the word “ambassador” with an “e” (embassador) which made perfect sense in my mind, since “embassy” starts with an “e”. Someone replied questioning my spelling, so we looked it up, and guess what? Both...

The rare gift of a time capsule!

News flash: you have an impact on others. If I asked you to picture a favorite teacher or coach, a kind sponsor, a past mentor, or simply someone who made an impression on you, INSPIRED you, you would not have any trouble at all doing that. It’s easy right?...