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Obesity or thinness is a conscious personal choice
During the weight loss, I made new goals of how I wanted to look and feel. It was difficult to feel good about myself because of poor self-esteem issues.
A few thoughts about Christmas
The holidays are again among us. Every month from September to January there are events to celebrate or bring revelry to us. December was quick on the heels of Thanksgiving, an American holiday to give thanks to our brave forefathers and foremothers. Now, we thank God for the Messiah being born in the city ofContinue reading “A few thoughts about Christmas”
A Milestone- A New Ending In Love
It’s been four years and four months since I founded Loving Embrace Ministeries and served through Eagles View Church in North, Forth Worth Texas. It was a prayerful decision on my part. The Pastor’s mother has agreed to take over the responsibilities of the ministry, although the name will travel with me. I think myContinue reading “A Milestone- A New Ending In Love”
What a magnificent world that we live as the end of the year 2020 comes to a close. It has been the most difficult year for many people. Covid-19 came to the populaces attention and meant death to the venerable in our society., the elderly. children, and adults’ with compromised immune systems. I usually doContinue reading “Good-bye 2020”
Principal v. Teacher Perspectives
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin EDUC 6330 Theories of Curriculum and InstructionPerspective Analysis Paper Kathy Challis Presented to: Dr. Elaine Wilmor April 20, 2020 I scored 100% on this assignment. I hope that you learned something useful about the perceptions of principals and teachers. Although they are both in the educationalContinue reading “Principal v. Teacher Perspectives”
I have decided to say farewell to my blog premium channel for the present moment. http://www.Katchallis.com is now http://email@example.com It will be interesting to see if my articles will transfer to the new “free” domain. I have enjoyed writing and listening to the comments from my followers. Thank you for the encouragements. I hope toContinue reading “Saying Farewell”
Season’s Greetings 2018
Jesus is the reason for the Season! The boys are excited that Christmas is coming in 12 days. They prepared their ‘Dear Santa’ letter and mailed it each asking for something Santa had in mind all along. They went shopping at their schools’ shopping fair. Have attended parties and festivities with joy. Nate age 9yrsContinue reading “Season’s Greetings 2018”
False Memories & PTSD
post traumatic stress disorder and false memories can make you feel out of control in one area and in control with a false sense of security.
Are you Aquaphobic? Me, too!
Aquaphobia, the fear of deep water or turbidity waters. My aquaphobia is related to Oceans, Lakes & Waterslide parks which covers just about every nature scene to be had. My phobia is debilitating or should I say needed accommodations are in order. Recently, I took my mom and sister to Galveston Bay, Texas. I wasContinue reading “Are you Aquaphobic? Me, too!”
Recent Events May 2018
I started a new career path today, branching off my teaching career. It will be an interesting job helping children 5-18 years old learn new coping skills for behavior management and consequently teaching their parent(s) how to recognize and respond appropriately to triggers. I will be doing a lot of homework until I have aContinue reading “Recent Events May 2018”
Two Chin Man
When I was six, we went to visit Aunt Hazel in Anniston, Alabama. Her daughter Martha Louise had just married a Child Psychiatrist and the groom wanted to evaluate all of us children. My brother went in first and came back out and said that the doctor had double chins. My sister went in and also cameContinue reading “Two Chin Man”
The joy of being a dog owner
I have been blessed with fur-babies, each one bring a unique character that enamours them into my heart. She had a special pup named Brigett who lived a long life with family. Angle was our very first dog. She was a chocolot labrador retriever full blooded… She was very gentle with the children and livedContinue reading “The joy of being a dog owner”
Vandalism hits hard
The thieves did their best to destroy my car moulding and gain access into my locked car on Nov. 27th, 2017. Their cowardly behaviour costs over $500.00 to repair, of which I don’t have. Insurance deductible is higher than that so everybit of the repairs will have to come out of my pocket. We willContinue reading “Vandalism hits hard”
What a joy to have beautiful and kind granddaughters; Bella, Michelle, and Elaine. Bella had an extended family Birthday Breakfast this morning, She really enjoyed pulling her gifts out of her bag. She is quite the little Princess at two years old. She loves to eat pancakes for breakfast and have apple juice. Cousins w/aunt,Continue reading “Princess Bella”
Adventures of RJ
Adventures of R.J. the Llama Chapter One p.1 One Sunday morning RJ the Llama and his wife Patches were grazing in the pasture when they heard a truck drive over the cattle guard at the gate and stop. [Pict: truck and country road scene] p.2 RJ decides he had better go have a look atContinue reading “Adventures of RJ”
40th Wedding Anniversary
Rose’s family Joe, Michelle, Elaine, and Bella had their party shoes on and Kassidey’s family Nathaniel and Zack were ready to do a do-se-do.
You are my knight in well-tended armor My protector and friend You are the love of my life Loyal and devoted You are my eternal soulmate My love has no bounds If I had but one wish It would be for your Health, wealth, and happiness For without good health, wealth, is meaningless Without wealth,Continue reading “Poems 2015”
My Very First blog post
This is the excerpt for your very first post.