The other day I noticed that I kept humming the old Diana Ross song "It's My Turn." It was just stuck in my head!Whenever, I have a song randomly pop into my head I always ( I mean ALWAYS) pause and wonder why I am absentmindedly humming that tune. I view it as a message … Continue reading It’s My Turn, to see what I can see.
I'm not making a political statement. I'm talking about my life. Getting defensive. That's what this is about. When someone says something about me that hits home. . . a suggestion, constructive criticism, or just pointing out how I am behaving in the moment. . . and I get defensive. Or in other words, I … Continue reading Defense is the first act of war.
They will come . . . whether you want them to or not.I know that may sound funny but I don't mean it that way. Whatever we build — our work, routines, values, where we put our time, etc. — They will come. If you build it . . . And who is They? Our … Continue reading If you build it . . .
When I’m away, at some point, my heart begins to ache for Home. I love traveling, but I yearn for familiar smells, surroundings, sights, spaces, textures and my soul companion dogs, Skeeter and Maya. I want to sit in my favorite chair, sip coffee from my favorite cup and feel safe. Feel loved.My hope is … Continue reading The Ache For Home.
Is there some little tiny thing you can do today that would be good for your soul? Please say yes. I'm really hoping you say yes.I saw this quote the other day (sadly, can't figure out who to credit with it) and when I read it, I felt my soul let out a little sigh. … Continue reading Whatever is good for your Soul, do that.
Do you do this or am I the only one?Strive, plan, work, reach, ALL the time! For Something. Something big enough to make me feel like Someone. Someone worthy of existing. Someone worthy of respect. Someone worthy of love. The other morning I woke up with this realization. In trying so hard to be Someone, … Continue reading In trying to be Someone, I forgot to Be.
Can you read between the lines and see the well-meaning soul trying so hard to make something happen? Giving It everything they've got! For years, that soul was me.
A couple of years ago, I got to spend a day on my own in one of my favorite cites, San Francisco. I had the whole day to myself and my camera. I read up on one of those "See San Francisco in a Day" and loosely followed it. This isn't a travel guide or … Continue reading A day on my own in San Francisco
I was 3 years old when the original Star Trek premiered on television but it wasn't until it showed up in reruns that I was forced to watch it. Forced is a strong word. Let me back up a little. It was probably around 1970. The world of television only included three stations plus PBS. … Continue reading To boldly go where no kid has gone before. An Uncommon photo shoot.
I don't exactly remember when I formed the thought "I am lazy" as part of my mental repertoire. It seems like it's just always been included in my thought loop. Up until last week, I told myself that lovely phrase almost everyday. Sometimes for greater impact, I even said it out loud AND used my … Continue reading Turns out I’m not lazy. What?!?! (and neither are you)