Tag Archive | optimist

Cinderella as Christianity

Cinderella as Christianity

The news has been full of all kinds of craziness the last week. From gay marriage rights to the Confederate flag to dire warnings about dry drowning and lyme disease, you can’t be on the internet without seeing some sort of negativity. I tried to stay out of the gay marriage debate. I really did […]

The Bright Side of a Smashed Banana

The Bright Side of a Smashed Banana

People tell me to look on the bright side, to see the positives. Post pone the natural response and look deeper. So, when I found my 3 year old turning the banana I just gave him into a creamy, mashed mess, I took a deep breath, counted to ten and decided I’d give it a […]

Three Rules

I live by three rules. TT: I actually live by 100s of rules. I like rules. I need structure. I consider the 10 Commandments a good starting point. I would have made a great Pharisee. Except I’m a girl. And a Gentile. And Protestant. Anyhoo… If I were an optimist, I’d couch my rules in positive […]