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It’s hard to start something new, and it’s hard to do something different than you’ve ever done before.  But if you believe that your new something has worth and that there is value in it, by all means pursue it with all your heart.  It may surprise you where the support will come from, and […]

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August 19, 2022

Gratitude Graphic

One of my favorite people to listen to is Steve Harvey.  He is not only funny, but he is wise, and he is able to communicate his wisdom in a way that is humble and impactful.  Another reason that I like Steve Harvey is because he talks so much about gratitude.  He reminds me that […]

August 18, 2022

My sweet Clarabelle had to have a minor surgery yesterday.  I noticed that her foot was bleeding, but she would not let me get close enough to see what was going on.  I took her to the veterinarian and he had the same problem. He recommended that we put her under assuming that it was […]

August 17, 2022

Meal Delivery vs From Scratch

Have you ever tried a meal home delivery service?  There are many types available, and they have a wide range of prices. I’ll be honest, I was looking for a way to gain some time back in the day.  I work full time and have a two-hour commute, and that doesn’t leave much time when […]

August 16, 2022

Did you know that today was National Relaxation Day.  Maybe you’re like me and you almost missed it.  Well, I think that entitles us to take a rain check for sure.  Maybe next weekend?  What did you do for National Relaxation Day, or what do you plan to do in the future?

August 15, 2022

Clarabelle at the Dog Park

Like many, my weekend consisted of chores, and cooking, and for me, it included the dog park too. But I also had a breakthrough moment this weekend, and I thought it was worthy of sharing. I struggle with healthy eating; I know a lot of us do. I am a self-acknowledged chocoholic and there are […]

August 14, 2022

Kathryn Mathis shares about the self-publishing process and her experience recording an audiobook with Scott Lambert for

August 12, 2022

Inauguration AUGUST 11, 2022 I am Kathryn Mathis. I have worked in financial services most of my life, and I write too. I re-married in 2016 and I now have four stepchildren and two sons of my own. I thought of writing a blog a while back. My idea was to call it “Leap Before […]

August 10, 2022