A Short Chat About Sleep

OK, so here’s the thing ~ I shot a video for you all ~ really I did! But the size is too large for here. So…I have some learning to do. The audio only is likely better than not ~ although be kind, I was reaching around to start the video so that’s...

Starting Off 2020

Welcome to 2020   Well, here we are, a new year and, depending on how you choose to look at this argument, either the last year of the decade or the first of the new decade. Matters not to me what you choose to consider it because here’s the reality ~ we are here....

What Maida Heatter Taught Me

My transition from mixing up boxes of chocolate cake to ‘real’ cakes came sometime around the 3rd grade. The recipe on the inside of the box of unsweetened baking chocolate was my initial guide, along with my mother, who supervised. I learned about using the double...

What Does That Mean?

Be brave. Be resilient. Be flexible. Be open-minded. Be of strong values. Be one with a quiet mind. Be, be, be. We get told so often there are qualities which are useful to possess and while it is nice to hear, it can also be mighty hard to figure out how, exactly, to...

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F* by Mark Manson

Let’s start off, right from jump street ~ I hate the title of this book, dislike intensely that the author, Mark Manson, feels the need to drop so many F-bombs that it’s nearly impossible to stand upright. And that being said, I was prepared to dislike the book...