July 30, 2016 Jonya Pacey

This is a stake-in-the-ground sort of weekend for me. I’m taking on new responsibilities and rearranging others. My brain wants me to do some things and my bank account demands I do others. Curious? Read on. Firstly, the bank account – to feed it, I’ve taken a second part-time job…

January 21, 2016 Jonya Pacey

I ate a muffin yesterday. It was a pretty good muffin even though there was a small packet underneath the paper wrapper that said “Do Not Eat” because it was a packaged muffin and I suppose they didn’t want it to get soggy in the days and weeks until I…

January 16, 2016 Jonya Pacey 1Comment

I didn’t get very far before I ran into trouble. I am going to quit, sort of… Sarah Arrow has an excellent 30 Day Blogging Challenge program. Daily emails kept me interested and on track with her challenge’s progress. In the 12 or so days I kept up with the…

January 15, 2016 Jonya Pacey

Ever wake up just convinced everything is going well? Me neither – least ways, not very often. But today I did and it’s just been rolling forward on the positive. After a strong session at the computer this morning, I headed to Zumbrota to go shopping for a new dress….

January 8, 2016 Jonya Pacey 1Comment

I went out to try to make a snowman and failed. I just don’t have the patience to learn to roll a good snowball, even a small one. And when I *did* get a base for my snowman rounded out, it sank into the snow so far it wasn’t a…

January 7, 2016 Jonya Pacey

If you’ve been following along, you know I’m working on a 30 Day Challenge. And I’m behind but that’s what it is; I’m not going to shove paying work to one side while trying to push out some form of a blog post every day. Today’s post is directly from…

January 5, 2016 Jonya Pacey

I’m sure it was just a matter of time before I came down with the sniffles – I’m surrounded by people who are getting through and over the winter cold. It’s almost nine at night and I’ve been pretty much on task all day (other than meals. I read during…

January 3, 2016 Jonya Pacey

Today just seem like a good day to start a new ritual. Slept in (as long as the cats let me), had a cup of coffee, did the yoga routine, and am now typing up a quick blog post here on Keeping It Real. This will be a reflective look back at…

January 2, 2016 Jonya Pacey 1Comment

Remember this commercial? Three women, one of them posting pictures to her living room wall and her more savvy friend trying to explain how Facebook actually worked? Well, I’ve walked around the last couple of years feeling like the third woman in the room, the one that is initially nodding…