Resolution for Transformation

I have never been big into New Year resolutions.  This year it just seems unavoidable; so many changes in my life have made me more emotional, prone to boughts of sadness, and feeling a little lost at times.  Yesterday I stumbled across a you-tuber that reminded me that happiness and health are a choice; and... Continue Reading →


Merry Christmas to Me

I am giving myself a belated x-mas gift.  Permission granted to be ok.  Permission granted to be.. gasp.. happy! I have been reading a book, "Big Love" written by Scott Stabile.  It all about living with love.  The book really spoke to me.  I n the last few years I have realized that I am... Continue Reading →

Living Like Today is Your Last Day

Flying home from visiting a friend today - bittersweet always.  Looking forward to being "home" and seeing my kids.  Taking a shower in my own bathroom, and making my morning coffee with my Kerig.  Miss my dogs and chickens, my pillow, and my routine.  But I am leaving behind my best friend and companion; and... Continue Reading →

The Intouchables

Out one evening having a drink, we started chatting with a few local college students.  Topics rolled thru as we conversed; one of them being how Netflix sucks in Canada compared to US Netflix.. the offerings and volume of titles being significantly different.  One of the girls spoke of how she was into classics; my... Continue Reading →

The Art of Change

Step 1: Identify what you want to change I have made plenty of stupid choices over the course of my life, and the only part of the standard definition that has been untrue is rarely have I made choices slowly.  I am quick thinking, judging, aggressive, and emotionally reactive.  It has served me well in... Continue Reading →

Dancing in the Dark

I have maintained the semblance of control my entire adult life.  I always have a plan and work to stay one step ahead to avoid time being wasted and mistakes being made.  Of course life has a way of letting you know that is not real, that you even when you plan and organize, and... Continue Reading →

The Lies I Tell Myself

I borrowed a movie from the library; one that I have wanted to see for as long as I can remember.  It is an artsy drama, award winning, a classic.  For some reason I had passed it over every time it came into my space for maybe 20+ years.  Not this time.. this time I... Continue Reading →

My Everything

"The first , My last, my everything.  You're the answer to all my dreams."  Please go listen to this Barry White song before reading this.  It summarizes what I have expected in almost every important relationship to date in my life.  And this expectation, my expectations, have sabotaged these relationships. In allowing my expectations to... Continue Reading →

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