We interrupt Too Good Not to Share Tuesday for a bonus reflection on this Fat Tuesday. Today being the day before Ash Wednesday makes it a good time to spend a few minutes reflecting on how we might make this Lent a spiritually meaningful one. As for me, I’ve fallen into two Lenten practices in … Continue reading Fat Tuesday: Special Edition
I started wearing my Fitbit again this week. It turns out my awareness needs some help regarding the amount of time I spend moving each day. In the spirit of mindfulness that came from the meditation classes I’ve taken recently and also from my reading about intermittent fasting, I decided a few months ago I … Continue reading Mindful Motivation
Too Good Not to Share* My new favorite habit tracker This year I’ve been coming to the awareness that there are several things I want to do to make me a healthier, more balanced person. Many of them, like writing, are things I enjoy, but still somehow don’t make regular time for; others, like moving … Continue reading Coloring Sheet Circle Habit Tracker
My Valentine and me. Not Found at the Card Shop You and IWe twoAre balance and counterbalance You stand securePorous stone, able to absorb meWhen I dissolve into tearsIn your arms I stand on the backOf the lawn tractor while youScoop heavy loads of rockFrom the creek
Too Good Not to Share* There’s nothing like having guests in your home to help you see things with fresh eyes. My uncle recently commented, as I trimmed the fat from boneless, skinless chicken thighs, “I guess I need some kitchen shears,” and went on to say how handy they looked for the job. Though … Continue reading Kitchen Shears
Here's a new, quick, fun poem from an assignment, “to write about discovering something.” Photo from https://psychologenie.com/the-power-of-colors-their-meanings The Perfect Shade of Joy There is a joy that comes with a new discovery. Life can be so ordinary and predictable. At a certain age we’ve experienced everything -- or hope we have. We aren’t expecting well, … Continue reading The Perfect Shade of Joy
Too Good Not to Share* Image from Staples.com The other day I went into a giant office supplies store for a ream of paper. My husband decided to take his chances and wait in the car even though he’s well aware of how distracted I can get while shopping. He was probably counting on time … Continue reading Write On!