“And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”…..
I’m reading a lovely book right now by Martha Beck called Finding Your Own North Star and I’ve just come to the section where she describes the change cycle that we all go through over and over again in our lives via whatever event serves as the catalyst for throwing us into the cycle…..
I want to take a working vacation on a farm.
I want blue skies and the smell of fresh grass and dirt.
To sleep a bone tired sleep between crisp white sheets…..
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and
~ Mary Oliver
There are certain things in life that remind us that at the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started (where we already were) and to know this place for the first time. Having just gotten dreadfully sick this past week while on a business trip, I can attest that health is surely one of those things…..
I was so honored that last week one of my favorite bloggers Lindsey, who writes the blog A Design So Vast “tagged” me as one of eleven people she wanted to answer a set of questions she came up with in this traveling question and answer theme that’s going around…..
We are going out on a date Saturday night, the husband and I. We don’t go out very often but we got ourselves a sitter and an invitation. This time it will be in the spirit of community building. We’re heading to a little rooftop restaurant for dinner and dancing…..
Being an introvert or an extrovert is by necessity a self diagnosed thing, and in the “know thyself” category, I think it’s a fairly important one. Since we live in a world that idealizes and promotes the extroverted, most people appear on the outside to be extroverts
Human beings have an innate drive to create and when we do we feel a deep sense of satisfaction. But what I’m discovering now is that creating something new is an immensely satisfying experience no matter how big or small the creation. Whether you write a post, bake a batch of homemade cookies, or…..
Credit: Habitually Chic
One of the ‘powerful beyond measure’ capacities we have as women is that we are able to give life. We can “make breath” as Ani DiFranco says. I believe with this ability comes, whether we have children or not, an innate capacity to recognize the universal love and protectiveness that mothers of…..
Happy Wednesday! Do you think that kid has a single thought outside of jumping in that puddle? That’s the key. Give wherever you find yourself, whomever you are talking to, whatever you are working on, 100% of your attention today…..