On August 27, 2017, my husband (my boyfriend at the time) was rear-ended by a drunk driver. It wasn’t even 7 pm yet. A man driving an SUV hit the back end of Dale’s Prius C, Spaceboy, at full force, crushing the entire hatch area of his car into the backseat area. Dale walked away with a minor concussion and a couple of scrapes, by some miracle.
If you’ve never heard of Harbor Beach, Port Hope, or Caseville, you’re missing out on a world of wonderful small-town culture, sandy beaches, and fun. While I prefer the hustle and bustle of the big city, I took my husband back to my old childhood stomping grounds for a tour of Michigan’s “Tip of the Thumb,” and here are some of the sights I think you should see!
As an empath and introvert, home is my safe space, but it’s that way because I work to make it that way. I need space away from my husband, away from my pet rabbit, and away from any disruptions. Some of you readers may have children and far needier pets you need to get away from in order to unwind.
Every time someone posts about taking a Facebook break, I wonder why. Why do they think Facebook is the problem? Why can’t they just use some will power to keep from getting on and getting sucked into hours of newsfeeds and nasty comments from mean people who would never say such things to your face. I was judgemental, something that is rare for me.
Too many of us look at failure as a bad thing. There are lessons in the mistakes we make and the wrong paths we take. The key is to learn how to see the positive in situations that seem to be negative at the time.
Ever known someone who could turn every conversation with them into an argument? I’ve known a few. They seem to miss the ability to have an intense discussion without turning it into a blame game with swearing, name-calling, and yelling.