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Now for something Completely Different...
Thursday, September 26, 2019      9 comments

Yes, I've been quiet on this front for what feels like a long time. Busy; but that didn't stop me before. Rather, I don't post just to post. I don't 'do' social media either, although I guess this now qualifies as social media so it turns out th... Read more
Catastrophic Decisions
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      7 comments

Small Town Woes - in a small town, chances are you will actually know some of the people who make catastrophic life changing choices, We raised 4 kids here and I was an active volunteer in the schools while they attended. Thus I know many of the... Read more
I Must Be Getting Ready to Hibernate
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      7 comments

Summer is Officially over. We had the annual family camp-out over the holiday weekend complete with summer staples of corn on the cob roasted on the fire, s'mores, burgers in armor, and hot dogs. We compared notes and figure that the 'tradition'... Read more
Where Does the Time Go? Rethinking the 'shotgun' approach.
Monday, August 26, 2019      5 comments

Labor Day Weekend is nearly on top of us! The official end of Summer. I haven't posted in over 3 weeks. I've been busy, but who isn't? I haven't been more busy than usual I just haven't had anything to report or worth writing about. How is any o... Read more
Back from OOT
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      9 comments

Even good things can be stressful and impact weight. Best laid plans often go awry. Reminds me of that adage: "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is". Anyone else notice that air tra... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 28
Friday, July 19, 2019      5 comments

The end of another loony (er... lunar) cycle of posts. If nothing else, this series has proven to me that Uncertainty is ... well, ... ... 'normal'. It is the very nature and fabric of life. Fighting it is like fighting the we... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 27
Thursday, July 18, 2019      5 comments

Uncertainty: Why do I grapple with this (reality/uncertainty) so often? Byron Katie would sum it up by saying that I am arguing or fighting reality, and that therefore I will lose, but only 100% of the time. Uncertainty: Mayhap she's r... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 26
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      5 comments

Uncertainty: which lens will I choose? Like many, my life experiences and observations inform my thinking, choices, and actions. What I want to remind myself, frequently, is that while the past is set, having already transpired, the future ... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 25
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      5 comments

Uncertainty: not sure how to round up my thoughts today other than to say that life is too short to have a bad day. Any day. No matter how painful or difficult. Obviously I let myself get out of shape (BMI & fitness) and now it is on me to ... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 24
Friday, July 12, 2019      9 comments

Uncertainty: am I (truly or truthfully) who I think I am? That summary of Aristotle's wisdom: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act but a habit' Would an objective viewer come to the conclusion I do after reviewing '... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 23
Thursday, July 11, 2019      6 comments

Uncertainty: could digging in the past reveal some 'precious gems'? Certainly much of what we need to resolve here in order to make forward progress begins in the mind. Changing the mind is sometimes easily, sometimes even instantaneously a... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 22
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      8 comments

Uncertainty: can we ever truly be free? Wisdom, insights, thoughts and ideas all colliding here today: NOMORESTALLINGs powerful posts: https://www.sparkpeople.com/my
dual.asp?blog_id=6603022 and https... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 21
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      9 comments

Uncertainty - here's a fun perspective: In quantum mechanics, the uncertainty principle (also known as Heisenberg's uncertainty principle) is any of a variety of mathematical inequalities asserting a fundamental limit to the precision with ... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 20
Friday, June 28, 2019      9 comments

Uncertainty: can we control ourselves? Uncertainty: If we don't, who does? or who will? who decides? who chooses? Uncertainty: Nature or Nurture? Is this just pointing the finger of blame so we can feel righteous in our victimhood? SEE... Read more
Embracing Uncertainty - Day 19
Thursday, June 27, 2019      9 comments

Uncertainty: does knowing one’s roots make a difference or help? I was reading one of todays featured articles on the effects of low self-esteem on one’s results. These bits hit me: “Suspect self-esteem may be at the root of your probl... Read more

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