*I started this post ready to write about the calm that comes from watching waves and feeling the crisp ocean breeze on my face. But thinking about it diverted my attention to a painful incident that happened a few years back. Letting you know the thought processes leading up to this post.* The ocean is … Continue reading Who knew the dangers of tide pools
Last summer, my kids and I attended an event at the library to learn about and meet live snakes. The snake expert brought several snakes from his collection for show and tell. It was an entertaining talk, but the best part was when he brought out the various kinds of snakes he took out of … Continue reading Unlikely: a snake encounter at the library
Disbelief and denial. Is May only a few days away?! It was just winter, now spring, and summer plans are already underway. Time runs while I stroll. When I was younger, grown ups would wistfully comment how time passes too quickly for them. They'd say, "Enjoy this time, because living gets busy when you have … Continue reading Why I need to have realistic expectations about time
via Daily Prompt: Glimmer Since last month's post about working out, I'm still going to the gym. It's not as often as I imagined, but I'm averaging twice a week. I would be much more motivated to exercise if I could see slimming effects, but weight loss is not as easy as in my 20s. … Continue reading Inching my way to the gym and curbing this sweet tooth
via Daily Prompt: Rush Rush has become the theme of my life in the past few years. Everything seems hurried; even hurry itself is not fast enough for this rushed life. This morning I had one hour to myself at a coffee shop ACROSS the street from the kids' zoology class. It felt foreign to … Continue reading Move over, rush. Slow (kind of) is moving in.