“Interruption” is NOT the blog topic on my planning list this week. Matter of fact, the word “interruption” strikes fear in the heart of any Type A. After all, we have our plans, our lists ... and our expectations. We Type A’s know how things should roll out each day. We feel the weight of … Continue reading Interruption
I remember when we bought this place 100 years ago (ok, maybe 25). My husband and I were spellbound at the thought of owning 120 acres. I planted gardens before our house was built. I carried lilies and iris bulbs gifted to me by my master-gardener neighbor. They went in the ground by the old … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Grumpy Grateful Gardener
Top Five to Thrive OK OK, I know. We’re back to the work week. It can be so discouraging to come off the (semi) relaxed vibe of the weekend and get blasted with a high dose of the daily grind. Take heart! (I love this Bible phrase!) Here’s your .... Top Five to Thrive 1. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Top Five To Thrive
FOOD!!! Now that I have your attention, let’s talk. Food and Monday Moods go together. Type A words of wisdom: Don’t connect food with your mood. I’ve been known to eat when I’m stressed. Not healthy. Now my go-to for stress is exercise. Step out. Walk a bit. Pray. If I’m at work and feeling stressed, … Continue reading Monday Mood: FOOD!
I walk the steep road to the top of the Royal Mile. A whipping wind swirls my hair in icicle cold. I am resolute to conquer the road which curves its way up a volcanic hillside.I want to say goodbye to Edinburgh Castle, a huge monolith perched on top of its windswept cliff. I’ve talked … Continue reading Scotland: Big, Bold…Fragile
It’s a different life. It’s not my life. - I live in the middle of 120 acres, for heavens sake! I go to sleep to the sound of ... nothing (save the occasional coyote howl). Here - sound is all around: above and below. The muted roar of traffic outside my apartment window is a … Continue reading Type A Travels: Start Spreadin the News
I grew up with him. John Wayne movies were numero-uno in my midwestern house. Dad liked the Duke. Somehow, John Wayne always saved the day. With his gravelly voice (it sounded like rocks slowly rolling down a hill) John said the right thing (even if it was in an awkward man’s man way) Best of … Continue reading Fun Friday: Arizona Camp and John Wayne