Failing Inspection

This morning our local paper featured its report on recent restaurant inspections. My stomach tightened as I scrolled through the list of establishments that failed; happily, none the places we order take-out from were highlighted..this time. There were a few surprises though, local favorites were dinged for everything from grease build-up to improperly stored medicine….

Why we need Christmas.

Last night I had the strangest (most realistic) dream- ever! The message I got from it was so strong, so clear that I feel absolutely compelled to share it this morning. Without going into every detail, because I can’t really remember them all, the basic “story line” went like this: I was standing in a…

Dec 2- It’s a good day to clean out your “purse.”

I have a reputation for carrying heavy purses. I don’t set out to weigh myself down, I simply lose track of what’s inside and never take the time to sort through the mess until my shoulder starts to ache. Did you know there is a condition called Heavy Purse Syndrome? Symptoms include: Upper Back and…

The Tale of the Lemon Tree

Last year, I decided I wanted a lemon tree. My husband and I picked out the healthiest one we could find at our local landscaping store, carefully wrapped it in plastic and slid it sideways into the back of my SUV for the short trip home. Once there, we transferred the tree into the new…

Is anyone just “normal” anymore?

Where is it? Is it gone forever? Does anyone have a balanced, normal, peaceful, respectful, middle ground, friendly, non whacked, non aggressive personality these days?? We have been visiting car dealerships over the past week or so and have been disturbed to find the same personality extremes in sales people that I see at school…

It’s too easy to be angry all of the time..

(Originally posted Jan 23, 2020) Sounds strange, doesn’t it? But being angry all of the time is about as easy as it’s ever been. And so much of our anger is directed towards other PEOPLE isn’t it? Which begs the question: How much better, more enlightened, more intelligent, more loving, more giving, more caring, less…