Happy New Year ~ 2022 ~

Happy New Year, everyone!

This time of year, many people are examining their lives and creating resolutions, setting goals, choosing intentions, selecting a “word of the year” – and much more. I personally tend to just set goals as I see things I want to adjust or need to accomplish, and that happens year round, but December and January do lend themselves to a bit more examination simply due to the cycle of the year. To me, winter creates a quieter time, a time to let some things go (temporarily or permanently) if they don’t serve my needs, and to begin laying the foundations for new endeavors.

Being a military spouse, this often also means I learn if we will be moving in the coming year, and where that will be. (These things are also rather cyclical, based on past moves; not everyone gets this news over the holidays – it just happens to be the rotation plan our family falls on.)

Foreshadowing? Yes. Totally. Continue reading

2021 Book List

I really enjoy reading other people’s book lists and sharing my own. The following is a list of the books I read in 2021.

If you’d like to peruse my past book lists, you can do so as follows: 2016 is a series of four posts at the following links – Part One, Part Two, Part Three, and Part Four. My 2017 book list is at this page, my 2018 list on this post, and my 2019 list is here. My 2020 book list is on this post.

  1. JANUARY: When the Peace is Gone – Glaspy
  2. The iRest Program for Healing PTSD – Miller
  3. Beyond Labels: A Doctor and a Farmer Conquer Food Confusion One Bite at a Time – McCullough & Salatin
  4. Odessa Strikes – Akart
  5. Warrior Goddess Training – Amara
  6. The Winter Sisters – Westover
  7. Black Swan Book Two: Carrion – Goodwin Continue reading