We’re all on a continuous learning and growing path if we’re open to it. I’ve always pretty much known that. But this past year – a roller coaster ride for me in so many ways – I’ve experienced it up-close and personal. 2019 was a year of unpredictable occurrences, to say the least. And I … Continue reading 2019 – My Story
Did you ever hear a song on the radio that was so good you just had to keep driving around till it was finished? Then you had to drive around some more to find out WHO WROTE, AND PERFORMED, THAT SONG? Before all the music you wanted was on your phone – when people listened … Continue reading R.E.K. (a.k.a. Robert Earl Keen)
I’m super easy going – ask anyone. I’ll go anywhere, do anything, eat anything for sure. I’ll go to most any movie too. But, if I’m really honest, there’s only a narrow range of movies I tend to really love and lots of categories of movies that don’t usually move me. For example: I find … Continue reading Rocky
“The postman delivered the past due bill notice The alarm clock rang two hours late The garbageman left all the trash on the sidewalk The hinges fell off of the gate This morning at breakfast I spilled all the coffee And opened the door on my knee …” Do you ever feel like your life … Continue reading Mercury in Retrograde
“With me, it’s all or nothing. Is it all or nothing with you?” Will Parker sang that in the play Oklahoma to Ado Annie (a role I unsuccessfully auditioned for at Camp Apollo the summer before sixth grade. Who knows how my life would have turned out if I had played that coveted part, at … Continue reading All or Nothing
I find myself on yet another mission this year. This one for our cat Lucy, who I blogged about briefly a few days ago. The mission: to lower Lucy’s blood sugar, elevate her potassium and GET HER TO EAT (which, as anyone who has a cat knows, can be TRICKY when they turn up their … Continue reading We Love Lucy
Hey blog readers, Life has been getting in the way of me writing/sharing blogs with you the past couple of weeks, which I'm pretty frustrated about! I'm coming off a rough patch, most notably with our cat Lucy suddenly becoming diabetic again. Endless trips to the vet, tears and fears have filled the last week … Continue reading So many blogs, not enough time!
You complete nine tasks out of 10 on your ‘to do’ list – are you happy about the nine or do you dwell on the 10th? You go on vacation and see everything you set out to see, except for one thing? Do you think about the one thing later, even more than all you’ve … Continue reading Yes, I’m Positive!
“They can kick dirt in your face Dress you down and tell you that your place is in the middle When they hate the way you shine …” Omg, Brandi Carlile. You cracked my heart wide open listening to those lines in your song, The Joke, which I played repeatedly my entire hourlong morning commute … Continue reading Shine
Last blog I shared my mixed feelings about the expression, “It is what it is,” and the book from my son Dan that helped clarify some things for me. I want to share one more insight from Expand This Moment by John Shelby. It’s about another expression I’m not a big fan of – “The … Continue reading Good Intentions