What’s outside reflects what’s within – right now, that’s clutter.

I need her - where is she??

They (you know, those experts that know everything) say that your outer life reflects your inner life. When I separated from my ex and he moved out, I did quite a bit of decluttering. It was liberating in more ways than one. I looked around today and thought – jeez, I have way too much stuff,… Continue reading What’s outside reflects what’s within – right now, that’s clutter.

Bloggy Makeovers and Stimulating the Senses

I thought it would take me longer than the weekend…but apparently sometimes a fire gets lit under my rear end and things happen faster than I hope! Those changes I had talked about are in full swing – so let me tell you what’s new so far: I finally sucked it up and purchased a… Continue reading Bloggy Makeovers and Stimulating the Senses

A change is a coming…

Damn, half way through July already.  I have a former colleague who does a Christmas countdown starting…well…several weeks ago.  I’m not quite ready for that, but I’m keenly aware that more than half the year has vanished. The mid-year point is always good for checking in…with where you’ve been, where you want to go. I’ve… Continue reading A change is a coming…

Passing the threshold

When I was about 7 months pregnant with Maya, things started feeling…not so good.  My hip joints were constantly sore (because my daughter was sitting cross-legged on them), my lower back was sore as well.  My feet were the size and shape of pork chops. This was particularly disarming for me because of all of my… Continue reading Passing the threshold

Good things…nestled gently in a storm of yuck.

Sometimes good things happen…and sometimes they happen in quick succession.  So when they do, I like to acknowledge them, thank the Universe and pray that things continue to align.  They also, as it has happened now, seem to oftentimes occur in the middle of a crapstorm. So without further adieu… I got a raise!  Now… Continue reading Good things…nestled gently in a storm of yuck.

Discovery, Part One

The funny thing was, once that realization was made — the one that guaranteed the safety net had indeed been removed and free fall had begun, I was actually better equipped to find the footholds I needed to get out of the deep, dark well of the unknown.  I know some might react by falling apart… Continue reading Discovery, Part One