I have spent the better part of this year, so far, looking for my place. Not my home, I have that already. But my place in life. Where is my life going? What am I supposed to be doing, really? My kids are almost grown. We have worked hard to teach them right from wrong,…… Continue reading Finding My Place
I don’t know if it is just a reaction to sensory overload or really wanting to be disconnected, but I find myself turning off electronic devices more and more. Hell, in the last ten years, I’ve quit two jobs that required me to be connected nearly every waking minute of the day. I’ve been thinking…… Continue reading Simplified Connections
I’m talking about Facebook. In the beginning, it was cool. It was going to be this great way to keep in touch and keep up with my family back home in Virginia. It was going to help me keep in touch with my friends from high school and life in general. I’ve had Facebook a…… Continue reading Should I stay or should I go now?
Nina is a very special person. Nina comes to my house once a month. She is awesome. She has a tattoo of the word “OZ” with the yellow brick road, poppy fields and the Emerald City inside the “O”. I’ve never summoned the courage to ask what the tattoo means to her. Maybe she really…… Continue reading Nina makes me swoon.
The original: There are a million ways to fail. I haven’t tried them all, yet. While this statement is absolutely a truth for me, it may not be the most positive message I see everyday. I need a new slogan, a simple mission statement maybe. I need your help. So here is a little bit…… Continue reading How would you describe me?
The body is a temple… It’s the only one we have. We must care for it, nourish it properly, exercise it regularly, pamper it occasionally(we don’t want to get too soft). I’ve been thinking about this whole body as temple thing for a while. A couple of people that I stalk on the interwebs are…… Continue reading I can’t comprehend…
But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best-laid schemes o’ mice an ‘men Gang aft agley, An’lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! Still thou art blest, compar’d wi’ me The present only toucheth thee. – Robert Burns, To A Mouse, On Turning Her Up…… Continue reading Best laid plans of mice….
It’s an annual tradition… The new year prompts us all to make goals, plans and resolutions to have a better year, the best year, yet. I suppose am no different except my first resolution was to not go to the gym until about late January. But honestly, I do have things that I want to…… Continue reading Happy New Year!