Advent ‘22 Hope

Please, please “give a hoot.” The gifts of the season are not always the prettiest or most convenient…

The Spirit of Christmas Budgets.

First, start with time. Not as a habit because a person won’t do it. Make time a gift to yourself. Do it now.

A Touch Romantic.

In a world of stock markets and business results, the power of romantic self-awareness..

When I read…

When I read, at home in the woods…

Act.Plan.Dream. (Today, in no particular order).

The concept of rest, I think, is the mental jump in the kaleidoscope of fallen leaves..

The 2022 Vacation

I looked to the horizon, with no shoreline in sight. The lake was big enough…

Awaken the Story

In the midst of the troublesome world and a whole negative list of my own, at fifty-seven I am romanticizing my own corner of the world. As I awaken, I realize I have created a storybook life. Throughout all the ups and downs, here was my life.

Answering Life.

I will stumble with this newly, deliberately placed quality in my fifty-seven year old life. And while nothing makes me tick more than questions, I have found the gift of one answered life question.

My Return to Food

It felt good to be happy, even as I felt the memories of the last time I had even proposed to formally create it.

Little Things, Spring 2022.

I have learned of little things and of stopping. I am finite…