Today, my middle son turns 20 years old. Quiet and understated by nature, Sammy asked for a 'low-key' celebration, and I adhered to his request. Brunch, no cake, no big presents. Itching to do something, anything, to express my love for him, I resorted to an activity that almost always brings me … [Read more...] about A new decade
I know, I know. I missed my weekly FB live on Friday. Trust me - this was not a case of 'whoops...was there something I was supposed to do this morning?' Nope. This was an intentional decision to focus on finishing an order due at noon instead of wondering if I used enough cover-up to hide the dark … [Read more...] about shall we play a game?
Ask anyone who knows me even just a bit, and they will readily share how stunningly gps challenged I am. Maps are a foreign language to me. I can look at a map and see the numerous intersecting lines. I can see the words in bold font. I wish I could read the minuscule writing but it's a stretch … [Read more...] about gps challenged
I came across this picture today as I was cleaning my home office. I'm methodically working on all parts of my life to shed the excess, to de-clutter, to find peace and balance in the land of less. I was making steady progress until I found this picture of me from the days when I was at Nashoba … [Read more...] about reflections
Perspective is an elusive character who is often hard to hold onto with a clear, firm grip. What at first glance appears one way can slowly morph into something quite opposite. Often, this shift is like a whisper. Imperceptible, like the fine mist that hovers over a field one moment and disappears … [Read more...] about Perspective
I have realized something that I'm not quite sure I fully understand: I like feeling uncomfortable. The feeling of discomfort shows up in so many areas of my life, not by random coincidence, but because I have willfully turned in that direction. Feeling uncomfortable makes me feel … [Read more...] about on being uncomfortable