Something I’ve mentioned in previous posts, but haven’t talked about in any kind of concentrated detail, is the fact that I’ve experienced a big uptick in anxiety in the last two years+. It’s been a little rough! At this point in time, I do understand the roots of why the issue has come about (it’s […]Read More Anxiety Antidotes
I miss the ocean!!! I only got there once this summer. Better than nothing…but not anywhere near enough time! So here are my feet beside the Atlantic Ocean from two summers ago, to go with “Atlantic.” (I really like that song!) *** I’m posting this pic also because I’ve been practicing a little with Gimp…and […]Read More Creative Pursuits
A couple of nights ago, I watched the final episode of a multi-part video series I’ve been following on YouTube, called Great Wide Open. It’s a little bit about sport climbing – featuring interviews with master climbers like Tommy Caldwell, Sasha DiGiulian, Renan Ozturk (who also featured in the excellent Meru documentary that I mentioned […]Read More On Oceans and Wilderness – and the GREAT WIDE OPEN
Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress is the single word, “TOURIST.” * I’ve been spending some time sorting photos lately – and I just came across this one yesterday. I think it might be the best visual representation of “tourist” I’ve ever taken!: * I mentioned previously that I’m getting ready at the moment to leave […]Read More Daily Blogging Prompt: TOURIST
Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress is the single word, “SUMMER.” * I caught my son in a rare still moment at the pool this weekend: This image looks like “summer” to me – the beginning of summer. And not just because of the sunshine and the pool water (quintessential summer elements.) It’s something to do […]Read More Daily Blogging Prompt: SUMMER
I’ve been completely caught up lately in a WONDERFUL interview series. I have many, many, many things I want to say about this series! (And it’s ongoing! It runs every day through the month of May. Check it out here, if you’re curious!) For right now though, I just want to tell about one little […]Read More Fast-Forward 3 Years. What Do You See?
I came upon the below quotation a few years ago, and the idea – the simple truth of it and the feeling of hope it gave me – affected me somewhat profoundly: “The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The […]Read More Spring is a Good Time to Think About Becoming