Slow down. You’re doing fine.

“Slow down you're doing fine. You can't be everything you want to be before your time.” “Vienna“ by Billy Joel. When was the last time you listened to that song? I haven’t really paid much attention to it for several decades. However recently snippets of it have been making the rounds on Instagram and TickTock... Continue Reading →

Narrowing down my focus

I joined in on a conversation today on line. One of the topics they discussed was “if you could only pick one area of focus on social media what would you choose and why?” At first this was a very hard one for me to narrow down. I listened to several of the other peoples’... Continue Reading →

Can we have October again?

Fall is a favourite time of year at my home. October especially because there is so much to do without a lot of stress involved. I’m in Canada so we get Thanksgiving the second weekend. We get to start wearing sweaters and socks and put the heat on and the fireplace. The days of course... Continue Reading →

Thrifty smarts

I stepped out to do some thrift therapy today.I was not looking for anything in particular and had no set budget today. My husband has been in the hospital all day waiting for surgery for a detached retina. I just could not stay in the house any longer so I ran out to my favourite... Continue Reading →

We are not lucky – and we are busy

Someone close to Robert said ‘I can’t believe how busy the two of you always are. I’m trying to slow down and you two have ramped it up.’ Yes we have. But we have always been very energetic people who get involved in a lot of activities and since becoming parents in 2008 this has... Continue Reading →

Focused Friends Favourites issue No.2

Welcome to issue No. 2 of Focused Friends favorites. Posting again today is Margaret Morton. We hope you enjoy what we enjoy. Hi everybody and thanks for popping in again today. So this week I have had my focus on many little things around the house and the children of course. It’s back to school... Continue Reading →

The Nitty Gritty of Us

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”- Henry Thomas Buckle. I was reflecting over what Focused friends means to me. I find reflective thinking is an important part of life. I feel we do not stop to think about aspects of our lives and our experiences, enough. Having reflected on... Continue Reading →

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