Machu Picchu. Bucket List.

Bucket List. Not sure why it’s taken me so long to publish this post, but it has.  Some might call it lazy, but lazy I’m not.  Some might say, I was too busy to focus on it. But if the truth be known, I was not too busy; I was just a procrastinator. In any event, here...

Love Life. Live life quotes.

I Ain’t Dead yet! One of the good things about my life is that I have all kinds of friends and acquaintances. Some are moms.  Some are dads. Some are child-free. Some are retired. Some work. Some are gay. Some are straight. Some aren’t sure.  Some are dreamers....

Chicago Fire. Healthy Choice. Accountability. Blame. Personal Responsibility. Self-esteem.

Accountability. Blame. Personal Responsibility. At what point do we take responsibility for our actions? Will the choices we make always be someone else’s fault, especially if the outcome is dire? Should they be? Self-esteem comes from taking responsibility for the...

Happy Birthday. Gratitude. Francine Ward. Copyright. Intellectual Property.

Happy Birthday to Me — Francine Ward. Intellectual Property. Business Attorney. Copyright. Birthdays are a special time. Not everyone GETS to have them. Today I am grateful for my life, my recovery, my good health, a wonderful husband, 2 beautiful and sweet...

Self esteem. Motivational Quote. Balance. a Balanced Life.

Personal Growth is a Healthy Choice. On almost any given day, you will hear throngs of women crying that they want balance, a balanced life.  The collective roar is deafening and almost always, “I don’t have enough ‘Me’ time”,  “People expect so much of me”,  “I am...