The Crazy Lady Who Circles Her Yard

If you've thought the words, "I wish I could just...", followed directly by the words, "...but what would people think?", then congratulations, you are part of the human race. My day started out well enough. I woke up in a good mood. I did Saturday-ish stuff. Along about midday I started getting frustrated with a… Continue reading The Crazy Lady Who Circles Her Yard

Ideas Flow With Your Blood

Coagulation is awful. Well, unless you're bleeding profusely, then I suppose it's pretty awesome. I'm speaking metaphorically. If I may toss a little basic science your way, coagulation is when a liquid starts to thicken into a solid state. When you're bleeding, your body all seems to be on the same page, and reacts accordingly.… Continue reading Ideas Flow With Your Blood

The Secret We Pretend We Don’t Know

I'm ok. I'm just tired.

Psst. Hey. You wanna know a secret? Life is hard sometimes. I don't mean capital-letters LIFE, your string of years on this planet, where into your LIFE good times and bad times will come. Everybody admits capital-letters LIFE can be hard sometimes. I mean lowercase life, the daily act of getting out of bed in… Continue reading The Secret We Pretend We Don’t Know

Don’t Let Anybody Steal Your Joy Today

I'm SO tired. It's so COLD outside. It's CLOUDY. Where is the SUN? I have ZERO energy. HOW am I going to GET THROUGH today? This. Day. Is. A. WRITE-OFF. Or I thought it was, until I crossed paths with a Salvation Army bell ringer. I went into the store with a foul mood. I… Continue reading Don’t Let Anybody Steal Your Joy Today

Sometimes You Should Listen To Your Shirt

I decided this week that I need to make more of an effort to exercise on the weekends. I've kind of fallen off the exercise bandwagon lately and I'm starting to notice the effects. But recognizing the benefits of something doesn't automatically make it easier to accomplish. I've often read that exercising first thing in… Continue reading Sometimes You Should Listen To Your Shirt