Hanging on?

A few months ago I shared a story about a “foot grater” that removes dry skin off your heels. In my excitement to try the new device, I over-shredded my feet and pretty much had to tip toe through the ensuing week because my poor tootsies were so raw and painfully sore. Lesson learned: The…

Past time.

When I asked my husband to build it years ago we had kids’ towels, floats and toys that were being dropped and draped all over the place.  The rack he constructed out of PVC pipe worked beautifully to corral all that pool related stuff. But the kids haven’t lived here for some time now and…

Are you staying behind or going forward?

I googled “one foot in the boat,” clicked on images and there she was..my sister! Well, not in person, but a painting that was a 100% accurate representation of the situation she found herself in years ago.  I remember the scene as if it was yesterday.  I had already jumped into our little dinghy and…

Goodbye Yesterday.

You can’t say I didn’t try. I’ve repainted all the rooms and there are new quilts on every single bed. I’ve removed curtains, changed up the art work and bought new pillows and towels. Other than buying new furniture or moving, I’m not sure what more I can do. And still..there are times when I…

Check your baggage..

Let’s face it, some of us travel heavy. We pack up past disillusions, disasters, drama and disappointments and drag them with us like luggage.  Sometimes we use this baggage as a convenient excuse for underperformance or a sour attitude. Sometimes we lug our baggage around as self-punishment or as a play for sympathy or  leverage….