What Would Someone Who Liked Themself Do?

Agreed, “Do as if and it will be” doesn’t apply to every situation. If you’re 70-year old, noView full post »


Doodle-Togs II

Wouldn’t go so far as to say I’m addicted to doodle-togging (adding doodles to photographs), since I haveView full post »


Can You Be Rich Without Money?

Is it possible to be rich with little or no money? Years ago I worked with an amazing woman, Kristi. From comments sheView full post »


Is My Blog a Failure?

For years I’d jokingly laughed about how much better things are according to “Tana’s World.”View full post »


Goals, Systems, Processes and Products

James Clear wrote in his article “Forget About Setting Goals, Try This Instead,” “If you’re aView full post »


Selective Grieving

Amara’s disappearance along with the loss of her presence have given me much to think about. It’s taken catView full post »


Cat Jumped Ship

It was a sad day for me when my cat Amara decided to jump ship. Had she needed to be put down because she was dying aView full post »


Three Rules of Sailing

The Three Rules of Sailing are very simple …View full post »


I Am A Woman

I am a woman. I have the battle scars — okay, stretch marks (and stitches) — to prove it. (After all,View full post »


Life is Messy

“I like messy. What fun is tidy?” Dasha Zhukova “Emotion is messy, contradictory … and true.&#View full post »


Friends for a Reason, Season or Life Revisited

A couple years ago I wrote about Friends for a Reason, Season or Life. I was recently reminded of this … in aView full post »


The Power To Pick And Choose

“We do have the power to pick and choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in the world.” ~ JillView full post »


Uses for Binder Clips

I love binder clips! Okay, I really love the Love of My Life, but let me tell you binder clips are an integral part ofView full post »


In Quest of Perfection

The Love of My Life paraphrases the Philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius by asking himself “What is theView full post »


Smart-Phone Revisited

It’s been a few months since my flip-phone was laid to rest. And while I wouldn’t go so far as to say theView full post »



Realizing the only thing crazier than “hearing” the demand “Doodle me! Doodle me!” from uploadedView full post »


Three Poems, What They Taught Me

The definition of an “artist” (as once conveyed by a co-worker) is a person able to evoke emotion throughView full post »


Closet Romance Novel Reader

Not only did it take me a long time to admit I actually read romance novels, it took me a long time before I’dView full post »