I’m a nester by nature. I like to bed down in my condo with my Mac on my lap and sip hot chamomile tea while I work on Truly Madly Sassy. And there’s nothing better than watching the boats go in and out of the harbor from my screened in porch on the marina while I sip my morning coffee in one of the ... Read More about The Gift of Loneliness
Truly Madly Sassy is getting an upgrade! Starting on Sunday, December 17th, and continuing for several days beyond that, my web designer will be transferring my domain from Wix to WordPress. During that time, the site may be down temporarily but should be back up in no time. It's usually pretty ... Read More about Truly Madly Sassy News!
Ah, birthdays…as I get older, I like them less and less, and I would be lying to you if I said that I’m not having a complete meltdown about being only 3 years from the ripe old 50! However, I guess growing older is always better than the alternative, and since I rarely celebrate my birthday ... Read More about Birthday Ramblings: 47 Random Things You May Not Know About Me
There's a difference between deja vu and intuition. Have you ever had an instance of deja vu? You know, when something happens and you feel like you've experienced the situation before? Most people have and sometimes, it's a creepy feeling! If you look up the definition of deja vu in the ... Read More about The Gift of Intuition
How do you nurture yourself? That might feel like a foreign concept to most of you, especially if you’re a wife or a mother because as women, we are taught to take care of others before we take care of ourselves. So that’s what we do! We mind the house, raise the children, do the grocery shopping, ... Read More about The Gift of Nurturing Yourself
Winter doldrums seem to be a part of everyday life. For most people, myself included the winter doldrums usually set in about the time the first cold wind blows. Now that I’m on the coast, I don’t experience winter the way I used to in Tennessee. But last January, we did have a few 13 degree days. ... Read More about Pruning & What Winter Brings
Gratitude. Thanksgiving. It means so many different things to so many people. And I would be lying to you if I said I had an easy time coming up with my own gratitude list this year. I tried gleaning inspiration from every possible aspect and just completely lacked the energy and motivation to keep ... Read More about Gratitude
I came across this video by Leslie Morgan Steiner, who is a survivor of domestic violence, and felt the need to share it on Truly Madly Sassy. Give it a listen... Statistics about abuse from The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) Nearly 20 people ... Read More about “I Never Once Thought of Myself as a Battered Wife” -Leslie Morgan Steiner on Domestic Violence
Thursday, November 2, 2017, started out like any other day.I fed the dog, took him out, checked email, and scrolled through Facebook over breakfast and a steaming, hot cup of java. Those of us who are locals, of course, have our own facebook group. And I noticed a post that someone had made about a ... Read More about “OKI”: The Oak Island Whale That Stole Our Hearts
Kristi asked me to guest blog for her awhile back, and I excitedly accepted. Then I had an “oh no” moment. My blog is rather different from Kristi’s blog. I had no idea what or how to write for her blog. I dredged my mind for any ideas that I could possibly work and write for the blog. And then I ... Read More about Eclectic Spirituality: A Different Perspective On Being
So, what's in a name anyway? What is your name? What are you called? What name do you go by? The name on your birth certificate? Your middle name? A nickname? What did your mother call you? How about your siblings, or your best friends? Do you wear your name comfortably? Are you able to ... Read More about What’s In A Name?
Loving yourself first is a foreign concept to most of us. I love to color. And when my friends tell you that my hot pink coloring bag is busting at the seams and that I'm one marker away from an intervention, they're telling you the truth. If there's a marker out there I don't have or haven't ... Read More about Loving Yourself: A Look at Kim McMillen’s Work