Blogtober

I don’t usually blog on Saturdays, but I secretly (now not so secretly) told myself that I was going to blog every single day in October. Partly because I was hoping my life would get way more exciting than it currently is and also because I just need to get back into the habit of […]

Let Go & Trust

I was in my kitchen tonight washing dishes. On the top shelf of one of my cabinets, I have a plastic plate. It’s got three little compartments so your food doesn’t touch and it’s adorned with a little boy in a cowboy hat and his horse. I’ve had this plate since my daughter was born. […]

Counting Other’s Lucky Stars

A friend of mine recently had a nervous breakdown. Or some other mental breakdown that required a hospital stay. Lots of my friend have had breakdowns that have required medical care or inpatient treatment. All of them are female. All of them are married. And even though I was worried about her and I felt […]

Trump’s Concentration Camps

I try not to get too political on this blog for numerous reasons. One, I think everyone is entitled to their own opinions. I have friends and family who voted for Trump and think he is doing a fine job. I have friends and family who would have liked to see Obama serve a third […]

Dry Falls and Ziplining in NC

Alejandro and I went had quite an amazing day. We went zip lining at Highlands Aerial Park.  I wasn’t 100% sure about it at first, but he really wanted to do it and I didn’t want to be a killjoy by saying I am terrified of heights. And they start you off on the “smaller” ziplines. […]

Buddha and a Broken Bathroom

I’ve mentioned before that I do a lot of meditation. I recently picked up a couple of books on mindfulness and the act of just being in the present moment. Doing what you are doing without thinking about all the other things that need to be done (yes, it’s easier said than done). And not […]