Shelly’s Corner

January 4, 2018

Happy New Year: Intentionally Happy

How did you fare through the holidays? Were you one of the ones, like me and my family, looking for joy in the midst of family […]
November 9, 2017

Bad Mom’s Christmas

I don’t go to the movies often and when I do, it’s to be entertained, not scared or sad. Last night was one of those rare […]
November 3, 2017

Defining Expectations

Expectation: anticipation or the strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future We all have it, don’t we? Expectation; anticipation. Thanksgiving […]
October 4, 2017

Searching for Happiness

This is the first in a series of blogs on the topic of happiness. At times it is difficult to find happiness.  The circumstances of life […]
September 21, 2017
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First Day of Fall

Today is the day! My favorite season is here! I love the fall season. Maybe it’s because I got married in the fall or that my […]
September 14, 2017

Football and Community – A Winning Combination!

Why is football such a community event? Fans dread the post season when there is nothing to cheer about. There is so much hype in football. […]
September 7, 2017

“Got Charlotte”?

My family moved to Charlotte in 1974. I consider myself a “Charlottean” of sorts. Since my parents brought me here I am always curious about what […]
August 11, 2017

Empty House? Tips for Dealing with Empty Nest Syndrome

Has your first child left home for college? Maybe your last child has left for college. I’m here to tell you there is hope. The goodbyes […]