Welcome to the Wilderness

My husband and I are listening to an audiobook that includes many stories of survival in the wilderness. One thing’s for sure, if my man took off into the mountains, he’d not only survive, he’d have an Airbnb made of sticks and grizzly bear pelt up and running in about two weeks..with rudimentary plumbing and…

Oh the tangles..

Weeks ago I read a compelling article about continuing education for the sake of continuing education… learning just to keep learning.. working the brain simply to keep the brain working. At 58 I figured I’d better make some cognitive investments so that I will hopefully still be firing on all cylinders when I’m 68.. 78…..

Here we hope again..

My husband and I have scheduled our first vacation for fall of 2021. It’s an easy drive straight up I-95 to two of our favorite southern cities: Charleston and Savannah. Favorite cities, favorite hotels, favorite restaurants.. it’s so exciting to have a trip scribbled in my planner again! “What if you don’t get your vaccines…

The Golden Hour

The ‘golden hour’ is a term used for the all-important 60 minutes after a traumatic injury when aggressive, medical intervention has the greatest potential to save a human life. What I didn’t know was that the golden hour also refers to the hour after sunrise and the hour before sunset when photographers get their best…

Trend vs. Taste

I never did love the look of white tile with dark grout, so when a recent article about design trends for 2021 described the look as “institutional” I was already in full agreement. But then the article went on to basically “trash” every interior decorating idea of the last few years. You know there’s gonna…

2021 Mind(re)set

I spent some time over the past few days happily filling in my 2021 planner..until, that is, I got to the blank, mind map page. Mind map? Don’t laugh, I literally had to look it up..and now I get it. A mind map is a way to visually present a goal and the mechanisms/tasks/habits required…