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27. DO YOU REMEMBER THAT TIME 5 YEARS AGO WHEN YOU WERE EXTREMELY UPSET? DOES IT REALLY MATTER NOW?

Back then, I prepared to downsize homes for the 2nd time in 2 years. I LOVED moving a lot when younger – exploring new neighborhoods and setting up a new home.  While married, I accumulated a household and dragged around our baggage. Feeling the divorce “forced” the downsize, I stubbornly held onto stuff thinking when…

BATTENING DOWN THE HATCHES FOR A BOGGY BLOGGY WEEKEND
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BATTENING DOWN THE HATCHES FOR A BOGGY BLOGGY WEEKEND

Perhaps I’ve lived too long with cats, or I’m just spoiled by Southern California, but I’m not a rain lover.  I love the consistent chilly mornings with clouds that burn off to reveal blue skies and a warm sun that sets back into a cooler evening. Knowing that rain heads my way for this weekend…

SATURDAY CELEBRATIONS: IT’S THE WEEKEND AND YOU DESERVE IT!
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SATURDAY CELEBRATIONS: IT’S THE WEEKEND AND YOU DESERVE IT!

Every Monday, the coffee-time banter repeats, “How was your weekend?”  “Great, but too short!” While I’m designing a time-travel machine with settings to speed up work-weeks, or slow down weekends, meanwhile, I’m determined to maximize precious relaxation time. This pep-talk stands to convince me that downtime will even present itself as, today, we split time…

LEAPING INTO THE UNKNOWN!
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LEAPING INTO THE UNKNOWN!

I boldly committed to writing 365 words a day for 365 days, and leapt onto the page, typing enthusiastically until the screeching realization about 10 days into it, that 2012 actually has 366 days! Dang it! I could write 366 words for 366 days, or write 366 words every 4th posting. Perhaps I should blaze…