43 is…

43 is… …a golden, delicious Spanish liquor or so I hear – my aging stomach pretty much only tolerates an occasional red or white with food…and coquito on Christmas. Otherwise, heartburn. …is the atomic number of technetium. It’s silvery gray, much like the crown of my head these days. It’s radioactive and can be used in medical… Continue reading 43 is…

42 is…

…the answer I give when someone asks me “How many…?” – I don’t even let them ask me how many of what. I cut them off, because it’s funnier that way. Ever seen “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”…? But it’s a lot more… …is the number of the Rule in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland that… Continue reading 42 is…

Life Changes: Spinning…Spun. Spent…Surviving.

Oh man, how I’ve missed this space and at the same time…it’s been the most difficult space in my life for me to be in. That’s me up there…the spinning top.  It’s been exactly 8 months since I’ve published anything here…and forever and a day since I actually sat down to write this the first… Continue reading Life Changes: Spinning…Spun. Spent…Surviving.

41 is…

the atomic number of an element called Niobium, mostly found in Brazil. It used to be called columbium…I wonder if they changed it because that sounded like it would be found in Columbia. It is lustrous and gray, like the front part of my hair is right now. A few more facts about 41 include… Continue reading 41 is…

Nightly Inspiration = Monday Motivation via Rumi…What is your one thing?

My husband, often referred to as The Man, tends to get thoughtful gifts for me. They are the things I either truly want or need but would not get for myself for some reason. In that vein, one of my Christmas gifts this year was A Year With Rumi – Daily Readings by Coleman Barks. If… Continue reading Nightly Inspiration = Monday Motivation via Rumi…What is your one thing?

Orwellian Meditations and Being in Another’s Shoes – Empathy is Key

I started to write this on Day 10…. it is Day 15.  By the time you read this it will be Day 17. Do you know where your empathy is? More on that later. I worked on the day of the Inauguration. I’ve watched every one that has occurred since I’ve been able to watch… Continue reading Orwellian Meditations and Being in Another’s Shoes – Empathy is Key