Shall I lead or shall I follow? Lately folks have been curious as to our departure date. Me too. This has been one of the tougher lessons to learn, “things don’t always go as planned” The fence is a good example, “we’ll build that baby is 2 weeks!” Well it’s now been 2 months and … More Rules of Dancing
Here are some of the great things our parents have taught us. Robert: #1. How to fix your car and anything else that needs it. #2. Eat your vegetables #3. Treat everyone equally #4. Manners and respect #5. Save for the important things #6. How to use a sewing machine,( yes ladies, Robert sews and … More Who Stole my Pulpit??
Yes, driving makes me crazy, but I think you need to choose your battles. Checking out some of the roads on the pan-American highway, today was Bolivia. Check out this video Bolivia, the Pan-American highway People inquire, why we would buy a four wheel drive VW van instead of a Westphalia already done for you? … More You are driving me crazy!
An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The Mexican … More The Mexican Fisherman
Here it is folks, after 6 days in Waterton and my complete surrender to the process, we will now host our first letting go ceremony in the form of a sale. I can’t decide whether to call it a letting go sale or a repurposing event. What do you think? Three months ago I cleaned … More That’s one big pile of crap!
Today was a good day. I learned the following things: * The best way to get past small talk is to to get together for a walk, hike or run, not coffee. * Cut to the chase, speak from the heart * Open up to people you like, they have no interest in judging you. … More Stop, Look and Listen
“Why did you do this for me?” Wilbur asked. ” I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you”…. “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte….. “I wove my webs for you because I liked you….” E.B. White Charlotte’s Web A friend stopped by yesterday and the conversation turned to our choice to leave … More What we leave behind……..
“The unexamined life is not worth living” Socrates, in Plato, Dialogues, Apology Greek philosopher in Athens (469 BC – 399 BC) As I spend the summer putting things into order and stare at the mountain of clay waiting outside my studio I have come to some conclusions #1 Haven’t found the “dream job” yet Robert … More My life is like a three legged stool
Self Sabotage Ever have a friend who is your perfect sounding board? I do. My friend Jane,( who is, believe it or not is married to Dick) she doesn’t let me get away with squat! Woke up this morning after a night of tossing and turning, fretting and planning in a not so lovely mood. … More I see the enemy and it is me.
Today I packed up some things to take on our “few days away” the only thing that kept screaming at me was my tickle trunk of art supplies. The name tickle trunk came from the lovable Mr. Dressup. As a child I watched Mr. Dressup in the morning while my mother did all the things … More Starting something, finally