Tomorrow, tomorrow

Fingers are crossed that by this time tomorrow I’ll be complaining about having to put all my stuff away instead of whining about not having it yet. 🙂

A Very Subtle Art

When I got to my daughter’s house this week I spotted on her bookshelf a book I read a while back that was calling out to me for a re-read: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. I picked it up and stashed it in my bag as my reading material for the week….

The Sunday Post: Ticked

No cheery Sunday Post for you today, folks. Not feeling it. I’m quite upset with most of the whole world today, but mostly with myself (and the moving company). But maybe I should go back a bit. In my last post I wrote that not being angrier is making me sad. And that’s still true….

Rear-view Mirror

How do you see what’s behind you when there’s no rear-view mirror?Do you rely on your memories alone or should you keep your focus in front of you?How do you keep track of the past to avoid going down the same road again? I don’t know. My rear-view window was blocked for about 7 hours…

So it begins

It was a long drive, but I’m here and hoping my furniture will be soon too. I haven’t been here 24 hours yet, but I think it’s going to be just fine.

Empathy, Pity, and Self-Pity

I wrote a long, rambling post earlier today about contradictions and families and relationships and gossip and so on and so on….. it didn’t really go anywhere. After some reflection on my part, and some thoughtful suggestions from someone who read my draft, I reconsidered and did not post it. Then after listening to an…

Shelf Life

Sometimes the problem isn’t that you don’t have enough spice in your life. The problem is that all the spices went unused and expired before you even opened the jars.

Packing Up

Just packed up my iMac and printer so now it really feels like I’m moving. Much of the kitchen is packed, along with pictures and decorations. I’m undecided about this particular photo. I took it at work with my iPhone years ago and liked it so much I’ve displayed it in an art show and…