As I sit on my sofa during the dog days of summer (in the air conditioning), I ask myself…what IS this blog going to encompass? What target population am I aiming for, and will it actually help someone? Well, lets take these questions one by one. This blog will give you a small peak into my life…maybe more than that at times when I really feel like writing a lot…which is most of the time. This blog will take you on a journey of a 40-something year old wife and mother with three kids in college and who is tackling a second Master’s degree herself This blog will take you on a journey with me during my successes, failures, joys, frustrations, and everything in between.
Who will read this blog? Honestly, I have no idea. Maybe there are other women like me, who are grown ups, but not really grown up yet. Women who, at times, long to be little girls again, or who just want to be taken care of. While all of this is true, I also have a vision of being one of those cool, professional women like you see in the movies. One of those with an office, a big desk, and a top floor view of some big city and all it takes is a press of a button to bring some minion scuttling quickly to her beck and call asking what she needs (a coffee, please : )). Pretty different scenarios, right? Well, the truth is, I think my end desire is to be a little bit of both of these ideals. This brings me to WHY I’m pursuing that second Master’s degree in a more lucrative career choice (teaching middle school, while rewarding in it’s own way, just wasn’t fulfilling career-wise). In short, maybe this blog will help someone along their own journey still on a learning curve of how to be a great wife, mom, and still find their own voice in the world.
What makes you happy? Passionate? For me, it’s so many things. God, family, nature, my dogs, books, a great movie, and sometimes, it’s just being alone with my thoughts. It’s writing, and great food. It’s the freshest smelling laundry and a freshly cut lawn. It’s the feeling of loving and being loved. It’s feeling pretty…new make up, a great new hair color, losing a few pounds. It’s knowing I am organized with my color-coordinated planner, pens, and sticky-notes. I am kinda obsessed with organization. It’s a view from the top of a mountain, or a beautiful set while laying out on the beach in the evening. Yesssss…..