You snooze, you win!

Good thing I wrote about procrastinating not too long ago because I am smack dab in the throes of it. Today’s my day to write. It’s 4 pm and I’m just starting. I usually write earlier during my daughter’s Capoeira class but this morning she had an “issue” that required we leave before she even…

Picking slim

We are all recovering from the stomach flu. My daughter was the first to get it and she had it worse. My husband and I were hit next and at the same time. While I’ve recovered, he’s not quite back to normal yet. (When you don’t have a colon, your body recovers more slowly). We…

What I have learned

At a business I patronize weekly, a couple of people voiced grievances about me and the owner called to address the issue. It wasn’t a right or wrong kind of situation. Just the result of miscommunication or more accurately lack of communication since noone had talked to me directly. To my own surprise, I didn’t…

An army to keep her safe

I love books. I love to be surrounded by them. I love to touch them. I love the crispness of thick glossy paper and the rugged feel of cloth binding. I love the shine of gold leafed editions. I love the musty smell of weathered well loved oldies. I love the strong scent of brand…

Does exercise matter?

This morning I felt happy. I was having a delicious breakfast: a croissant and a coffee protein shake. The sun was shining. A wonderful breeze fanned my lanai. I was reading a good book (A girl of the Limberlost). When I feel this great, I usually stop and asks myself: what is making me feel…

Are you rich?

rich riCH/ adjective 1. having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy. People believe widely different things about money. Some believe that money is the root of all evil. Others believe that money can be a useful tool for the betterment of the world. Objectively speaking, money is neither good nor bad in and…