Rainy Days and Wednesdays

Rainy Days and Wednesdays

“May you live in interesting times.” — Old Chinese curse It’s been a rather…interesting last couple of weeks around here. There were health issues with my father-in-law which led to my husband and I cancelling a mini-vacation planned for next...
Transformation: Baby Steps

Transformation: Baby Steps

“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.” ― Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis It’s just after New Year’s so the temptation to be pretentiously philosophical looms large. I’m going to do my best...
Welcome 2016

Welcome 2016

“An old day passes, a new day arrives.” — The Dalai Lama

Happy New Year wishes to everyone who reads this. May the year ahead be joyous and filled with success. May you be surrounded by those you love and warmed by the memories of those who have gone before.

May you be challenged and grow, but may your load never be more than you can bear. May there be hands held out to help you when you need it most.

May this be a year of adventure, of big, scary things that thrill and delight us — and at day’s end, may we find comfort and warmth.

It’s a new day. Onward.

On Your Mark

On Your Mark

“This is my favorite week of the year, Little Sharks. As you reflect on the year past. don’t forget to plan (not WISH) for the year to come.” — Kelley Sue DeConnick Almost there. In less than 24 hours, 2015 will be done and dusted. Yesterday was about looking back....
Taking Stock

Taking Stock

One of the rituals at the end of the December is lists. Lists of things we did, things we didn’t do, weight we lost (or gained). We make lists for the coming year — goals, resolutions, where we’ve been, where we want to go. What we want to achieve. What we never want...
After the UnWrapping is Done

After the UnWrapping is Done

Happy post-Christmas haze, everyone! I hope your day was merry and bright. Mine? A little crazy, enough so that not one, but two Christmas-themed blog posts which were supposed to go up last week are lingering three-quarters finished on my hard drive. (I’m not late;...

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