We were watching The ShawShank Redemption recently and hubby was in tears. He is like that. All it takes is a song, a speech or something beautiful to move him to tears. Kiddo and I have a code word for it "Waterworks". On the other hand I am stoic. I have been asking myself this … Continue reading About the Bald Eagle
Hey Ya'll, So, a new neighbor moved in. His garage faces my backyard. From morn to night he cuts stuff, grinds stuff, paints stuff and does stuff that is very very noisy. When I sit down to meditate, the chain saw announces itself. When I play with Cherry in the backyard, his paint sprayer hisses … Continue reading Breathe in … and let it all out
Does something always have to break for light to shine through I wondered.. Not always. This post comes from a place of extreme joy and gratitude. The Sun comes out everyday. Even on days when the clouds cover it, the Sun shows up. As a result, plants grow, we wake up and there are so … Continue reading Sunny day
I am okay. I was on top of the world when I woke up this morning. Then, I remembered I had to get in touch with someone who sucks the life energy out of me. Martha Beck in her book 'The Joy Diet' says "Walk into the Monster's Maw". That is exactly what I did. … Continue reading How is everyone today?
On my table is the book ' Tribe of mentors' - Tim Ferriss. I turn to this book every time I need inspiration or life advice from giants. I thought, why not follow the same Q&A format and answer his questions as if he were interviewing me (eye roll - yeah right). Let's see how … Continue reading Q & A with me
My supervisor has been super nice and really patient with me. She explains things in detail and is just an amazing person overall. There is once work item that I have had difficulty with. Every time I need to process that work item, I get confused. I went into work the other day and just … Continue reading The magic of tidying up
A year ago, as I pulled into my driveway around 7 pm, I noticed an ambulance outside my neighbor's house. Upon inquiring I was told that Phyllis (an octogenarian) who lived alone had broken a hip bone. Phyllis was the first to welcome me into the neighborhood. She made time for me and would make … Continue reading Practical wisdom