Time spent with my Dad: Memories recalled and heard. This is time well spent. *** Memory gardens. Rich life experiences. Past meets present day.
The Vikings had awesome playoff game and though I am a fair weather fan, it sure was fun to watch! My hubby loves football. While I have always thought it was kind of a violent sport, I have gotten a little swept up in Vikings fever. It is an interesting phenomenon, uniting around a team, … Continue reading SKOL!
I often tell my husband how grateful I am that I can work from home a couple of days a week, when I am not traveling. One of the great benefits of working at home is that wardrobe choices can be a tad more casual. I am a morning person and I have some daily … Continue reading Grown-up clothes
Every October 2nd I think of my grandmother, Annie, who was born on that day in 1912 and actually died on that day in 2013. Annie was a unique individual who influenced my life in many ways. She was brave and went back to college in her 50's when my grandpa, Jim, found out how … Continue reading Happy birthday, Grandma
My journey: I have had an ongoing struggle with weight and weight loss since about age 11. When I look back on that time, I realize that it was not because I was overweight then. Rather, it was I was entering a time when my body was changing. I gained some weight and the awkwardness of … Continue reading Weight and body awareness as a path to inner wisdom (part 1)
Celebrating Labor Day! It always a good time to give thanks for organized Labor, the people who brought us all the 5-day work week (as opposed to 6-7 days), the 40-hour standard work week (as opposed to 60+ which was once standard) and the ability to campaign for better working conditions. My grandfather was one … Continue reading Happy Labor Day