We had a loss due to a storage unit leaking. My family lost heirlooms, books, clothing, and other things. The insurance company wants me to put a value on these things to file a claim. How can I put a value on my children’s tears, my husband’s grief or my anger for all that is… Continue reading Value of Loss
I am struggling to remember simple things like conversations with my husband from this morning but ask me what I wore to the 8th grade prom I’ll describe it too you down to the pink asymmetrical hemline. Why is memory so weird? I’m worried that like many of my relatives I will develop dementia. Every… Continue reading Memory is a Strange Friend
In today’s world it’s difficult to settle your mind. We are always so busy and going all the time that our brain is over stimulated. We are constantly hit with screens and sounds. Practice quieting your mind. Focus on the emptiness. Science has proven that men can sit and think nothing and women have to… Continue reading A Quiet Mind isn’t an Empty Mind
I live in Florida and it is hot. Not just hot but humid and hot. It’s like living in a sauna. What did people do before AC? Thank you Mr Willis Carrier. What do you do to stay cool? Are you one of the lucky humans who live in a constant temperate climate? Anyway, I… Continue reading It’s Hot
We have reached the end of a story. It’s the end of one tale and the start of the next. It’s easy to be happy about beginnings. Endings can go either way. They can be happy or sad. It depends on your story. Your story has starts, stops and transitions. It will end for good… Continue reading Endings are Beginnings
Being a human #138 Protect the elders and the littles among you. Humans are most vulnerable during their first years and their last. It takes more than a village to raise a child and protect our legacies.
Being a human #108 Humans are allowed to make mistakes. These mistakes are not losses if you learn from the result. The product of mistakes do not make up the entirety of your story. You are more than your mistakes.
Being a human #103 Use the brain in your head. While society in the current state circles the drain, I am smart enough to make my own decisions. I can think for myself and not allow myself be tube fed what society wants me to think. I have a choice. I have options. All humans… Continue reading Day 103
I admit it. I am a book snob. A book in the hand is better than a book on a screen. I have a dirty little secret. I cheat on my books with audio books in the car. It’s my guilty pleasure. Let’s keep that just between us.
Be brave. When you think you just can’t do that thing you must do, call on all the courage you have and get it done. Ask yourself, is it the right thing to do? Yes? Good. What’s the worst thing that could happen? Maybe you fail, so what you’ve failed before and come back better.… Continue reading Day 60