BE the Flower; Attract the BEES
Authenticity / Blogging / Career Change / Playing in the Mud / Transition / Writing

BE the Flower; Attract the BEES

When nothing seems to be going on, stuff still happens. Hello, dear ones! My apologies for being absent, but I’ve been over my head with projects and commitments. I have been in the midst of taking three online classes, sinking my teeth into courses on grammar, editing, and technical writing. I’m really trying to pave … Continue reading

BASIC NEEDS:  Authenticity–Know Thyself (The Oscars & Fool’s Gold)
Authenticity / BASIC NEEDS series / Empathy / Moving On / Staying Positive

BASIC NEEDS: Authenticity–Know Thyself (The Oscars & Fool’s Gold)

Early last week, I wrote a blog post about authenticity as part of my BASIC NEEDS series, only to have gotten a very negative review almost immediately afterwards. I took a whole different approach to writing it vs. the other posts of my series thus far on BASIC NEEDS. I was looking forward to writing … Continue reading

Beautiful Blogger Award
Blog Awards / Writing

Beautiful Blogger Award

Warm thanks to rococonnor for honoring me with the Beautiful Blogger Award. In her announcement, she describes me as “another fellow journeyer, with a knack for description and a wit and wisdom that always makes me smile.”  Thanks, sweetie… your daily insight about the challenges of meditation and reflections as a result of meditation remind … 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