Today, he posts this:
This is standard call and response at work for me. On days where I’m feeling frisky, I will respond with “I’m Fantastic!” Today, it was the quick response and end of expectations for me to talk response of ” I’m doing all right.” With a smile on my face I listen to the litany ofContinue reading “How are you today? “I’m doing all right””
January 2018, my artist (Jody Caudle) and I started a bone dragon tattoo on my right arm. The line work was done easy enough then life happened. After many trials and tribulations, and 2 years later, my dragon has begun to take shape. More work is to be done on it, but I am elatedContinue reading “Dragon Tattoo”
Today, I learned the term “xylophile” – a lover of forests or woods. I grew up around the redwoods of California. The smell, sounds, air, everything about these forests make me feel whole. Years back, we found ourselves in Emmett, ID. A small quaint town, but no groups of trees with which to commune. IContinue reading “Forests and Sky Trees”
My husband wrote the following article as a gift for our 22nd anniversary. It best describes some of the difficulties he and I work with in our lives. Enjoy! 22 Years an Homage to my wife. 22 years ago today… Twenty two years… Two decades and two years ago…. I married one of this world’sContinue reading “A bit of history…”
Kids are fun. They are fascinating to interact with and watch. Sometimes, they are just kids doing kid things. Sometimes, they appear as mini-adults. I have to forever remind myself that I am always being observed by the little ones, and most likely eventually copied.
I sit on my bed, next to my husband of 26 years, listening to songs of our past. I remember sitting on my bed as a teenager, staring out the window, listening to these same songs. Life was big and promising then. Now? Now I feel like I’m constantly floundering.
The other day, an unprompted “thought” bubbled up from inside (perhaps from my heart chakra?), accompanied by a sense of grounded well-being. “WOW! What a great life I’ve had.” Reflecting back to that unscripted heart-felt moment of gratitude, even days later, makes me smile. Of course, lots of things make me smile, including this amusing moose!Continue reading “What A Feeling!”
I am what I am for that is all I can be.