My Happiness Project

I recently started reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, and it really got me thinking.  Am I as happy as I could be?  What does that even look like?  How would I even know?  She quotes a woman named Collette: “What a wonderful life I’ve had!  If only I’d realized it earlier.”  Will that be me?  Will I look back when I’m 80 and realize I had been happy all along?

Seeing Red

It was 6:45am last Wednesday morning.  I had to be in Bastrop pretty early but first had to drop the kids off at school.  Now, I don’t know about you, but mornings are complete chaos in our house.  Between feeding the animals (and the kids), packing lunches, getting ready, making sure homework has been done,…