I wanted to use supplies I already had

owned supplies, photo by me

Over Thanksgiving, my mother asked if I wanted a 2023 planner. The ones she showed me were $8–12 on Amazon.

I don’t really need a planner per say. I’m a homebody who loves to read and write. There are things I wanted to track, however.

It made me wonder why…



my dog makes my day

Max, photo by me

My dog has a lot of anxiety. In the past, if you let him out, he’d run the streets. I could only pray he wouldn’t come across a human he thought was threatening.

On Saturday, I was outside near the car. My husband wasn’t being as careful as he should…



from your Medium neighborhood Grinch!

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Christmas is not my season.

When people love a holiday, it rubs them the wrong way when you dissent.

They tell you that they had an off Christmas but fell back in love. Or they give you advice like “just love your family”. I do that every day, so why…



but I’m not going back

Photo by Donovan Reeves on Unsplash

As a child and teenager, I loved going to Disney almost every year on vacation. It was where my mom and I spent no-stress time together and bonded. Time was enhanced by many wonderful rides and foods.

I’ve been lucky enough to see Disney at Christmas, Halloween and all four…



I don’t feel it, but I’m glad they do!

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

I spent the weekend with family in Maryland. I’m grateful that my husband’s family are open to having him and me, plus my mom.

On Saturday, we went into Washington D.C. and drove through streets I haven’t seen since I was 10. It was wonderful, even if we couldn’t get…



Rachella Angel Page

Writer, wife, lifelong learner. I write about personal development, emotional wellness, relationships and lifestyle. rachellaangelpage@yahoo.com