Baggage… Luggage… Love….

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 22:16 | Category : relationships
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I’ve been thinking about relationships a lot lately. Maybe its because most of the strangers I encounter seem to feel the need to comment on my relationship status. I’ve gotten a lot of “Your boyfriend must have so much fun with you!” or “He’s a lucky guy” comments. Even the guy in the Sonic drive-thru […]

Death and Jelly Beans

Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 0:57 | Category : Life
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My uncle died last Wednesday. He was 80. I didn’t know until I read his obituary that his middle name was Dee. I do know that the last time I saw him he was in the hospital, and he hated the hospital food – so I went to the gift shop and bought him jelly […]

Giving Up?

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 12:55 | Category : Life
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“People give up when the world seems to be against them, but that’s the point when you should push,” said James Dyson. This seems so intuitive for the world we live in today – but we often forget. We choose to lay down in defeat, to fall off the horse and walk away, to allow […]

Web 2.0 – The Anthropology and Sociology

Thursday, 5 July 2007, 12:39 | Category : Life
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I’m not an anthropologist. Nor am I a sociologist, or a psychologist. I do, however, enjoy learning more about how people work – individually and as members of society. One of my favorite things to do is sit and watch people at a “cultural” event. Another is to read different blogs from across the blogosphere. […]

Trouble Breathing

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 22:25 | Category : Uncategorized
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In yoga, we talk a lot about prana, or breath. Working with your breath can help you get deeper into postures, and can help you maintain a difficult posture longer. It also can affect how you react to stressful situations, and maintain body temperature. As it happens, most Americans breathe “wrong.” For most of us, […]

The Thing about Memories

Sunday, 3 June 2007, 23:49 | Category : Life, relationships
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As much as you believe that there are things in your life that you can never forget, you do. People, moments, thoughts… they can all fade away as new people and moments fill their spaces.

Life is a Highway

Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 12:26 | Category : Life
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As I’ve been getting ready the last several mornings, the song “Life is a Highway” keeps coming on the radio. I’m sure that most of you probably think that my radio station is rather behind the times, but its not. They just seem to have some affinity for that song.

Follow-up on Being Lost

Tuesday, 29 May 2007, 0:05 | Category : Life
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I’ve heard it said that not all who wander are lost. Maybe this is the case of the humpback whales that have been “lost” in the Sacramento River for the past couple of weeks. Rescuers have been trying every tactic, including finally shooting fire hoses into the river, to drive the whales back into the […]

Advice to Writers by Vonnegut

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 22:21 | Category : Uncategorized
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I’ve always rather thought of myself as a writer. By no means am I a good writer, or even a prolific writer, but I enjoy the process of putting words together into sentences, sentences together into paragraphs, and paragraphs together into… well, whatever it is that I am writing. Thus, I have a blog. Its […]

Blogging

Friday, 20 April 2007, 16:59 | Category : Uncategorized
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I’ve been struggling a lot lately with my blog. Not so much in a technical term (although getting this to publish correctly on my own domain is much more difficult than I originally thought it would be), but in the sense that I question if the words that I write really have enough power to […]