Month: November 2018

As a protest to being forced to be “thankful” I was going to create a list of my pet-peeves. Then I thought of people in my life who have intentionally chosen to focus on what’s positive in their lives, not out of any denial nor delusion of their circumstances, but as a decision to frame […]

I’ve been preaching a lot to people in my life that sleep is a HUGE deal, an absolutely necessity, for emotional regulation and your health in general. Yet here I am, getting only about 4 hours of sleep a night this week and I’m frazzled, spacy, and slightly shaky. I think part of that is […]

Yesterday I said hi to the transgender coworker I met at the Halloween party. We were both on a break and she invited me to walk with her. She has a reserved personality and her posture suggested that she wants to hide. But this is difficult for her to do considering she’s over 6ft tall […]

It’s a fact that the majority of what happens in our lives is outside our control. Accepting this is crucial to one’s sanity. And so is choosing to let go of the Why? question. Why? Well, sometimes you can search and search and search and never find the answer. I’m naturally curious by nature and […]

I spent less than $10 and got all of these: All the childrens books had been donated to local schools as some of the libraries were destroyed due to flooding from Hurricane Florence. Despite this, my kids got lucky with book finds themselves. My son bought books on cooking, painting, a New England nature guide, […]

For the first time in many years I hung out with someone in real life, just the two of us. My co-worker suggested an ice cream shop and she and I spent four hours there chatting. It was delightful. A year ago she was my desk-neighbor at work and I found her so unique in […]

The ’90sĀ  is currently “in” now (this makes me feel very old) and I’m watching a series on Netflix series calledĀ The Nineties, produced by Tom Hanks. It’s quite good and I’m finding it really interesting watching the history of the 90’s as an almost 40-year-old, as it differs quite a lot from my perspective of […]