Challenge and Change

How many hours a week do you spend in a space where you are truly challenged..either physically, mentally, intellectually, emotionally or spiritually? What if the above quote is true? What if personal growth is primarily found in this uncomfortable zone where we have to work really, really hard?

“Hindsight is 2020”

..let that sink in a minute. Are you far enough removed from the year 2020 that you can look back and see some truths with 2020 vision yet? If you’re not ready, I get it. Some of us experienced exceedingly more trauma than others as we forged our way through the quicksand of Covid. Some…

The Centerpiece

Many years ago, a few months or so after Christmas, I dug a hole in the garden and plopped my grocery store poinsettia into it. Without much (any?) effort at all, that plant grew into a huge shrub that enchanted us year after year with its miraculously timed, festive red leaves. And then it up…

Threat “Reassessments..”

Back in 2016, I blogged about a new “trend” coming out of China.  The Facekini was designed to protect sensitive facial skin from sun damage. It never gained a large following outside of Asia, but looking at these pictures again sure made me laugh because here we are just a few short years later ironically…

Reinvent or go the way of the dodo.

Malls…What a dilemma they’re in.  Like libraries,  their raison d’etre has been evaporating ever since Al Gore invented the internet.. 😏 Last night, my husband and I went to dinner at one of the area’s outdoor malls. We knew there would be pretty lights and saw advertisements that “snow falls” at 6, 7 and 8pm….