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Guidance — the_tovarysh_connection

Healing words from a dear fellow blogger, The Tovarysh Connection . . . You are not alone You have not been forgotten or forsaken The guidance continues to be here for you And for all who seek it. Dear Ones, in times of great distress and turmoil there continues to be a safe haven from … Continue reading

Show. Don’t Tell. Let the Story Board Lead the Way.
Acceptance / Being present / Career Change / Change / Moving On / Self-Help / Sorting it Out / Staying Positive / Transition

Show. Don’t Tell. Let the Story Board Lead the Way.

To truly know where your head is at, let the board lead the way. If you ask a Ouija Board, “Where is my head at?” you may get an answer you have not bargained for. Why not instead try a Vision Board? It still allows you to let your fingers do some walking but the … Continue reading

We All Fall Down – Yesterday’s Bike Crash
Acceptance / Adaptability / Being present / Challenge / Moving On / Nature & Hiking / Sorting it Out / Staying Positive

We All Fall Down – Yesterday’s Bike Crash

This is gonna be quick and dirty because, frankly, that’s how it happened: QUICK AND DIRTY! Yesterday, in an inspired decision to take the bicycles out on a hilly trail ride (despite my muscles still aching from Saturday’s 5-mile hilly hike) I was not-so-gently reminded that we all fall down.  In a case of what … Continue reading

Stripping out the Dead Vines of the Soul
Acceptance / Moving On / Nature & Hiking / Relationships / Self-Help / Sorting it Out

Stripping out the Dead Vines of the Soul

As sometimes happens, my head was full of haphazard clutter today. When I get that way, I often seek something mindless to do to escape my thoughts, but the opposite usually occurs in the process. While engaging in some meditative activity–like cutting back a half-dead tomato patch–my mind is free to work out the mental … Continue reading

The Postman Cometh — But Not for Me
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The Postman Cometh — But Not for Me

I recommend changing your residence frequently if for one reason only… to interrupt the influx of junk mail that like a pack of wild hounds follows you wherever you go. I’ve been in California almost a full year and so far I’ve shaken them. I guess New York to California was a big enough jump … Continue reading

The Soulful Fruits of Winter – Off Season for a Reason?
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The Soulful Fruits of Winter – Off Season for a Reason?

It’s only February but the cherry tomatoes pay no attention to the calendar. For them, this mild winter is a minor interruption in their quest to produce. Frost has not yet made an appearance this winter in Southern California. Sure, it’s cold, but in the absence of frost, the plants remain busy. So busy, in … Continue reading