Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

On this day, we celebrate MLK, Jr., his dreams and ideals. Under normal circumstances and in the past, I’d listen to his famous speeches, talk to the little monkey about history, thank the universe we were making progress. This year…is different. The circumstances are not normal, no matter how some people try to make it… Continue reading Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

Release, Review and Redo – How are you?

My Word of the Year for 2017

Good grief…2017 is a week gone already. If it’s as tricky as I feel it will be, I’m hoping it all goes this fast. I also hope the good moments linger in my mind more than anything else. I had intended to write several posts before the end of the year, but did not get… Continue reading Release, Review and Redo – How are you?

Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #20 Focus on the "Right"

What have you been keeping track of lately? Do I mean don’t look to the left? Or  do I mean only check out Fox News and not CNN or MSNBC? Nope, I’m not talking about either of those things. But here is what I am saying… It’s a whole lot easier to keep track of someone’s… Continue reading Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #18 – Coping Skills

There have been several instances in the last few weeks where various people in my life have given up on a set goal or dream or even worse, decided not to even entertain trying to see what might happen to dream at all because of past experiences or because they can’t handle the thought of… Continue reading Mindful and Meditative Mondays #18 – Coping Skills

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #16 – Maybe I need a different kind of shovel…

I’ve thought a lot lately about why I’ve not quite yet achieved certain things I would like to achieve, and I realized it comes down to this. I’m anxious and scared. Scared shitless (pardon my French) when it comes to certain things. Many of those things involve me and my finances – if I do… Continue reading Mindful and Meditative Mondays #16 – Maybe I need a different kind of shovel…

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #6

Over the weekend, the Man was poking a bit of fun at me for not using my massage gift certificate…the one he got me for Christmas. Actually, I’ve had the thing for 3 months now, as it was an early gift. Yes, yes, I hear all of you now. Tsk, tsk…you have a gift certificate… Continue reading Mindful and Meditative Mondays #6