Another 9/11/2001 Anniversary, Another Hurricane
Acceptance / Adaptability / Adversity / Challenge / Faith / Inspiration from Others / Sorting it Out / Staying Positive / We Are Connected

Another 9/11/2001 Anniversary, Another Hurricane

It’s uncanny how this post I wrote four years ago still rings true today–especially the combination of the anniversary of 9/11/2001 and an angry hurricane (last time it was Hurricane Sandy) . . . 9/11– For All That Ails Us, We Are Stronger Than We Know Life is full of adverse situations; many are traumatic. … Continue reading

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

The Postman Cometh — But Not for Me
Acceptance / Adaptability / Attachment / Challenge / Change / Sorting it Out / Transition

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