None of This Is Spare Time

None of This Is Spare Time

I cannot find anywhere in my life a time, or a kind of time, that is unoccupied. I am free, but my time is not. My time is fully and vitally occupied with sleep, with daydreaming, with doing business and writing friends and family on email, with reading, with writing...
Currently

Currently

I like to do this meme from time to time. This is what is happening in my world, right now: What I Am Listening To:  I am listening to Kelly Clarkson’s new album, Meaning of Life. She has a fun vibe and also mixes in powerful ballads. I tend to turn on the radio...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. How do you maintain friendships?...
Take Advantage of Every Accident

Take Advantage of Every Accident

“A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts. We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the...
On the Bookshelf

On the Bookshelf

My word of the year is mindful. In 2018 my goal is to employ more mindfulness in my reading habits. I’d like to read more books and also let go of a novel or a nonfiction read if it isn’t holding my interest. I am making an effort to revisit classics, read...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. A letter worth reading. It will...
The Joy of Life

The Joy of Life

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing...
Twelve

Twelve

January 8, 2018. This is twelve. Watching my daughter gaze at the ocean, I want to whisper, “The whole world is yours.” Twelve is a precipice for both of us. She is coming into her own, while I am discovering how to mother my almost teenager. The preview...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. I couldn’t resist sharing...
Imagine

Imagine

Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people living for today Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people...