Whoa – is it week 5 of the Kindness Challenge already? My, my. How time flies. Here’s the link to Niki’s site, that explains our goal for the week. In general, I was to reflect on the things I’m grateful for in my life. Have you heard about confirmation bias? (This might seem a little… Read More Week 5 Reflection: Gratitude
Hello all! This is me, reporting in after Week 3 in the Kindness Challenge, which I stumbled upon at Niki’s site, which you can find here. This week, I was to focus my energy on being kind. It’s more than just being kind, it’s radiating kindness. Does this puzzle you as much as it did… Read More Week 3 Reflection – Kind Energy
This is my second week in Niki’s Kindness Challenge, which you can read about HERE. This week I was to be mindful of acts of kindness around me, which made for a fun week, let me tell you. First, let me give you the highlights, as I interpreted them: Monday: A co-worker left a package… Read More Week 2 Reflection — Looking for Kindness
Hey gang, guess what? Remember when I said I had no political ilk? How I never found any group I could wholeheartedly call my own? Well, that’s all changed now! I’ll even back this party with money. You with me?
As much as I like getting my hands dirty, you’d think I’d be a better gardener than I am. It’s not that I’m bad at it, per se. It’s more like I’m, well, hopelessly lazy. And I think the plants are catching on. The last time I drove home from the nursery, I swear I heard… Read More A Lazy Gardener Gets Lucky
Typically on a Saturday, I try to post something happy. Something to make us smile. But this tale came to me recently and I can’t get it out of my head. It’s the tale — the tragic tale — of the Death Watch Beetle. Cool name, isn’t it? It comes from a time when people… Read More The Tragic Tale of a Beetle in Love
Laughter is the key to a healthy relationship. No… wait… that’s honesty. Honesty is the key to a healthy relationship. But laughter helps. It always helps. In keeping with that, I found some quotes about love that are worth a hearty chuckle or two. Enjoy!
Some of you might remember, about a month ago I mentioned the book “Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert, saying I should probably read it. I’m here to tell you I did. Full disclosure: I wasn’t part of love fest surrounding “Eat, Pray, Love,” Gilbert’s memoir and wildly successful bestseller. To be perfectly honest, I read two… Read More Do You Believe in Magic?