It’s funny how a simple, small project can often lead to a larger project and then to another and another until you are somehow cutting down a tree.
This happened to me recently when I had a few days off of work and decided to cut the grass in the yard.
“This will be easy,” I thought to myself smugly. “I sure am smart.” Continue reading “Simple projects often turn into epic adventures”
As the youngest child in my family while growing up, I often tried to prove myself to my siblings and parents.
Now that I am older and more mature, that trait has only grown stronger and I still find myself taking on various challenges to impress them.
So when I heard recently that a pine tree had blown down in my mom’s yard, I knew that I would need to be the one to remove it. My sister suggested getting someone to cut it up and take away the wood, but I was confident that I could just drag the tree back into the woods. Continue reading “Life lesson 17: Trying to impress people often leads to pain that is slow to wane”