Another Dry January

Another Dry January

“Lynnelle’s NOT having a drink!?” I’ve heard it before. For some reason, people can’t believe I’d ever turn down a cocktail, but for the fourth time in five years I’ve committed to a “Dry January”. (It would have been the fifth time in five years, …continue here—>

Loneliness is Tough.

Loneliness is Tough.

Feeling lonely isn’t being alone and it isn’t something you want to broadcast. But About 8 years ago I had an epiphany. It’s taken me that long – and this blog – to get it from my head onto paper and just in case someone …continue here—>

How I Made $4,647 in 2 Hours

How I Made $4,647 in 2 Hours

–Or, how I cowgirled up and disagreed with the IRS. It can pay to disagree with the IRS I admit it. I hate number details. Yes, I spent a few decades in the financial services industry. Yes, my last role was consulting with Treasurers and …continue here—>

Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

“Your life flashes before your eyes”. That used to be a scary thing, but now we have smartphones. Documenting your life is an everyday thing now.  I read an article about Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick that made me think of that phrase. Kevin and …continue here—>

The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The mother-daughter relationship changes, but Mom will always be Mom. Today is my Mom’s birthday. She would have been 89 years old today. My mom died two years ago, but today is still her birthday, even though she’s not here to see it. And I …continue here—>

Why Heels and Tevas

Why Heels and Tevas

Lynnelle’s Story- I’m Lynnelle and I grew up in Irving, TX – just west of Dallas and since 1979 I’ve bounced between Texas, New York, New Hampshire and Maine – more than a few times over the last 4 decades. Between 1979 and 2010 there …continue here—>