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!
Ok, this is it! I have started this post 4 times, hit the delete button and started over again. My thoughts just don’t flow. I have had 2 BIG cups of java, Sunday breakfast, curled up in a big over stuffed chair, rain lightly falling outside……. page blank! Not so at 4am. I was composing … More There’s a bear in my coffee!
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
Please don’t assume that I spend my days with my thoughts crowding the future, thinking only of what is to come. This summer I am learning to be more present. It would be so easy to focus only on what is come and and be totally oblivious to the now. The now is looking pretty … More Being here, now
“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
Well Robert beat me to the draw again. Posting my very thoughts before I even have time to bring them to fruition. Lately I have been out of sorts, oscillating between panic and confusion with a health dose of frustration. Why does everything feel so crazy? Then I read his post and and I thought … More TO BE OF SERVICE