work work work (or, THP: Chapter Three)

(This is part three in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. )

After boosting her energy and loving better, Gretchen addressed the topic of work.  She had recently gone through a change in career that made her more happy, so she had to find other ways to increase her happiness in her current state.  She did so by challenging herself (creating a blog), enjoying the fun of failure, asking for help (she formed a small ‘writers’ group), working smart (by being more efficient with her time) and enjoying ‘now.’

It’s interesting that I’m writing about work at a time in which I’m unemployed.   Continue reading “work work work (or, THP: Chapter Three)”

sleepin’ over

This post is the definition of #latergram.  It happened, I loaded up some photos, and then I left for Hawaii and never picked it back up.

Back in July, we had our nephew, Blake, sleep over on a Friday night.  He’s 4 1/2, adores his Uncle Andrew, and his Gram and Grandpa (Andrew’s parents) needed a break from watching him while his mom was laid-up after having some minor surgery.  Plus, they show movies in the park across the street on Fridays in July and August, so it was the perfect night to do it. Continue reading “sleepin’ over”