BASIC NEEDS: Beauty (In the Eye of the Beholder–Do the Neigh Sayers Have It?)
BASIC NEEDS series / Challenge / Gratitude / Love / Nature & Hiking / Relationships / Staying Positive

BASIC NEEDS: Beauty (In the Eye of the Beholder–Do the Neigh Sayers Have It?)

Driving in and out of my neighborhood, I’m humbled by what I get to see each day. High atop a hill, about a dozen horses of varying color and size routinely graze on the green grasses California only sees off season. The hills around here aren’t that tall. They spread uniformly across the horizon like … Continue reading

Santa Ana Winds Blow My Mind – Fear
Adaptability / Challenge / Fear / Flashbacks / Love / Relationships

Santa Ana Winds Blow My Mind – Fear

_______________________________________________________ NOTE: I wrote this three days ago; since then we had a 3.9 earthquake. _______________________________________________________ The Santa Ana winds arrived here yesterday in Southern California and with it general mayhem. The evening newscasters report fires and blackouts already, and it is only day one of a projected four-day visit by Ana. The warm winds … Continue reading

SERENDIPITY SERIES: Opportunity and I Need to Catch Up
Career Change / Challenge / Change / Job Search / Satisfaction / Serendipity / SERENDIPITY SERIES / Transition

SERENDIPITY SERIES: Opportunity and I Need to Catch Up

It’s been a year now in California and although I’ve explored many an avenue in search of my next new career, I’ve come up dry. With all the freedom in the world, I’ve been trying to zero in on how I’ll spend the next 20 of my work years. What I’d like to do vs. … Continue reading

The Soulful Fruits of Winter – Off Season for a Reason?
Being present / Nature & Hiking / Self-Help / Sorting it Out

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