Category Archives: All The Rest of Life

Cross-Country Traveling & A Micro-blog

Cross-Country Traveling & A Micro-blog

Ten states in 10 days? Heck yeah, if you count that it took friend, Kate Ratliff, and I, three days, make that four, to cross Texas. Since I last posted, cough, in September, Grace and I’ve been back to Grayton Beach, Fla., and in late December, I traveled with Kate from Nashville to Florida and… Continue Reading

Thoughts on Charleston & Celebrating Light From My Home State

Thoughts on Charleston & Celebrating Light From My Home State

It’s now two days after many of us awakened with the news of the Charleston racially motivated mass shooting that claimed,  among them, a senator’s life and took place in a beautiful historic African American church while its innocent and unaware and trusting members were praying. I haven’t commented here or any social media platform about… Continue Reading

Feel the Heat

Lean into it.  One of my former adopted mentors used to advise us to feel our physical pain. She was the leader of a group of women who all were experiencing symptoms of systemic yeast syndrome, which, back then, in the late 80s,  was a newly recognized health condition. We members would often get headaches… Continue Reading

A Commencement Speech For Life; Take the Time to Listen

Wow. Cleaning out the garage, Saturday, provided an opportunity to relish in seldom listened to Saturday NPR programming. Bob Edwards did a round up of the best graduation speeches ever. You'll be glad you took the time to listen to this. Turn it on while cooking dinner, folding laundry. Make the time. It's not just… Continue Reading