Getting to Nothing

Getting to Nothing Yoga, meditation, and walking a labyrinth have helped me slow down. Taking pictures on travels and at events revealed to me a love of landscapes, water, and serene settings. With the time I save disengaging from over-commitments and retiring my...

This Doesn’t Belong to Me

Cleaning up after a party: “Where did this come from?”   Shrug. “Doesn’t belong me.” Those leftover things that don’t belong to you. Sometimes it’s a sweater. A cake plate. Eyeglasses. Or an umbrella or gloves – if you live in certain regions of the US. It’s...

Just Bag It- Safety is possible during COVID19

Sometimes brainstorms turn out to be… well, something else. COVID19 has reawakened my reduce/reuse/recycle cognitive file.   Brainstorm: Realizing kitchen trash bags are a rare commodity, I decided to sanitize all those used grocery bags we save to use as trash...

Playing with Time and Clustering for Short Stories

I’ve been musing about jobs. I’ve had more than a few part-time jobs. Some to make extra money. Some to get experience in a specific field. Some out of curiosity. Some were very entertaining; some even adventurous. Each one has a story. A story worth writing. How to...

A Colorful Way to Travel Pack

Travel Packing I’m packing for a trip to Santa Fe. My very organized process for packing consists of printing out our Vacation Checklist ( yes, I can send it to you if you are in need of a detailed list). Anyway, it’s got what needs to be done around the...