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It’s a good day for reflecting quietly on what has been my month. Tomorrow completes
the 30 day period of my eating plan. I know I have lost some weight and my clothes… 127 more words

Nutrition And Diet

Steaming Sustenance

My appreciation for broth is growing. It’s so pleasant to sip as the days grow cold. Steam billows and bounces about in the upper reaches of the Ball jar for just an instant before before bursting beautifully out its wide mouth in a brilliant, seamless, winding escape. 44 more words


All the signs, none of the information

If you know me well, you know I’m part Pagan, part Christian, part something else. You know that I converse with the spirit world, that I put stock in signs, that I believe dreams can guide us, that they can give us information, literal or metaphorical and that I instinctively follow the flow of the energy around me. 811 more words

final thoughts while on the ferry

I was just out on the deck again.

The air is warm and the wind is cool, a thick fog surrounds us. I cannot get enough of this place.  91 more words


A Month of Gratitude (Part II)

I’m continuing my daily gratitude with another week’s worth of entries.

(Also, I’m thisclose to being done with a first draft of my book. Which is a-MAZ-ing and which is why I haven’t been blogging as much. 688 more words


The Song of the River

My daughter teaches me things every single day. Some days, though, the thing she teaches me is more inspiring and breathtaking than others. Over the weekend we were in Oregon, out in the woods, with my sister and nephew. 289 more words


Not Stacking Up to the Competition

I used to be competitive. I used to play games because I wanted to win more than anything else. I used to want to get the best grade in a class or to win elections or to get picked for chairman positions in organizations. 435 more words