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When I allow the past to dictate the future, it’s as if I’m a fish swimming upstream, battling the current, overwhelmed by my own anxiety. I have this uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach, as Julia Gregson describes, like when you’re swimming, and you want to put your feet down on something solid, […]

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It might be your center! Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for. The damned thing in the cave that was so dreaded has become the center.” ~ Joseph Campbell Technology can be a bugger. The […]

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt There should have been an eleventh commandment. Live in thy moment! It’s so simple, and yet it’s taken me a lifetime to understand the significance of waiting […]

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George Peters says, “I can’t remember the name of your favorite perfume; I’ve racked my brain, and I can’t remember it.” Doris says, “That’s funny, it’s My Sin.” ~ Same Time Next Year This is the title of a movie starring Alan Alda and Ellen Burstyn. It’s a romantic comedy involving two people who accidentally […]

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Below is my response to the prompt: What story from your life would you offer of a time you felt lost and found your way? Thanks On Being, for the wonderful prompt and the opportunity to share. There is a time to take our lives in hand, but there is also a time to take […]

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It’s a smidgen past 9:00 am when Larry parades across our bedroom holding up three fingers. Which could only mean one thing. It took him three tries to complete today’s wordle challenge and the only reason he is gloating is that it took me four.  Retirement. What’s not to like? I say, “I thought you […]