I have taken a few days off from writing. Before my short break I had posted to this blog every day for 569 days. I was a little disappointed in myself for breaking my streak, but I needed the time to regroup. I need space to think about where my writing was going. By taking…… Continue reading Sometimes You Need a Little Time
The O’Garas 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,…… Continue reading It’s Hot
There is nothing wrong with being selective about who you choose to be with or who you choose to have in your life. You can respectfully decline invitations to protect yourself. Don’t apologize for being choosy. Stay home and read instead.
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
Some humans have a tendency to keep going until they drop from exhaustion. Others work for a bit rest them work some more. As long as work gets done, do it your way. You could always take a break and read.
Humans are not always good at decision making. We often make decisions based on emotional response. We often decide to do things just because we can do it. We don’t consider that maybe we would be better off if we did not do it. Just because you can do a thing doesn’t mean you should.…… Continue reading Because you Can
Do you read? Books are all the things you’re thinking of right now. Books are movies in your mind’s eye while you are reading. They are tickets to far away lands, windows into other humans’ lives and vessels to worlds unknown. Books are a way to connect with other people who share the same interests…… Continue reading Do you read?
If you don’t slow yourself down life has a way of doing it for you. Even if the timing is bad, rest when you need it. Because when life throws something at you to slow you down the time it happens is always inconvenient. Pick up a book and relax a minute.
Sometimes when you’re finished, someone wants one more thing. When you’ve had all you can take and just need a rest, you hear “Can you do just this one more thing?” Just one more thing has to be one of the most irritating phrases in the English language. Y’all I’m so done with just one…… Continue reading Just One More Thing
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.