Category Archives: relationships

Bridges, Old Friends, and Possibility

Written during the fall of 2012… I’m not supposed to walk for exercise, but my dog is old, has been a good companion, and I find it hard to deny him one of his greatest pleasures in life. In full … Continue reading

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How to handle personal flaws

Do you ever wonder, like I do, about your flaws and how they affect your life?  It’s not the easiest thing to think about, is it? Oh, we look in the mirror and pick apart our appearance.  Maybe we even … Continue reading

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The Day Gandalf Died

Lord Of The Rings is an epic tale.  There’s drama, good versus evil, elves, orcs, magic, wizards, hobbits, bittersweet love, Gollum, The Ring—how do you not love such an epic story? There are many highs and lows in the book, … Continue reading

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Being a Geek and Author Injection

I’m a geek.  ThinkGeek is a good day of shopping.  Where else can you get a t-shirt with a Ferrous Wheel on it?  Being able to research any question I have thanks to Google is awesome.  And I’m all sorts … Continue reading

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Every Now and Zen

Change happens.  Sometimes it comes in an undeniable wave and sometimes with such soft subtleness we aren’t even aware of the transformation.  Most often perhaps, it is a combination.  Change trickles into our lives and our bodies until the accumulative … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Choices (choice C)

The following is part of an ongoing series that is a bit of a “choose your own adventure” style story.  Part of it is based on truth, and part of it is totally fiction. ****** The phone continues to ring … Continue reading

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Marginal Journeys to Meaningful Places

The title of today’s blog is a rearrangement of Ryan Murdock’s travel blog tagline, Meaningful Journeys to Marginal Places.  (Please check it out at http://www.ryanmurdock.com/).  While Ryan’s blog takes you on the open road, this one is an inward journey. … Continue reading

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Questions for Growth

Several years ago when chat rooms were not as filled with kids, spammers, or pervs, a friend introduced me to AOL. (It has been years since I have used AOL so I have no idea what their chat rooms are … Continue reading

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Over half way!

My husband and I are celebrating our wedding anniversary today so this will be short.  There are steaks waiting to be grilled and a salad to make, but I wanted to touch base with all of you before spending the … Continue reading

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Life Is Martial Art

For those who have been asking what I learned from the last few years, this post gives at least a partial answer. While it isn’t something that I pursue, I have friends who are martial artists.  They aren’t the dime-store … Continue reading

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