Dear red clock above the fridge – A couple of Sundays ago I spent the better part of an hour dialing back the clocks in the house. First, a reprogramming of the oven clock, then […]
Dear ladder to my higher-self – The meditation tape says: You are walking through a field. Feel the warmth of the sun. You are surrounded in golden light. There is a barn. You step inside. […]
Dear penguin timer – Tick tock. Tick tock. I hear you loud and clear. You stare at me with those big wide eyes, soft, yet alert. You know what I’m doing and what I should […]
The sun has come.
The mist has gone.
We see in the distance…
our long way home.
I was always yours to have.
You were always mine.
November is here. Daylight is fleeting. I wake up in the dark and soon will be getting home from work in the dark. Motivating to go outside for a run or walk with the dog […]
Why do we do these things to ourselves? Self-sabbotage. We are passed over for a promotion and instead of going for a run, we eat a box of doughnuts or charge up a bunch of […]
"The voice is conversational but intelligent. It favors active over passive construction, sentences that build on strong verbs. It uses, when appropriate, examples, anecdotes, contrast, irony, wit. Expression is sincere rather than slick. In general, the writing is free of elements that intrude upon the smooth flow of information and ideas to the reader." - Arthur Plotnik, author of The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists (Macmillan, 1982)
This morning, the mass-email finally went out announcing the promotion of my coworker. I will now be reporting to her. We have always got along well. Always. Still, it feels like a punch to the […]
“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” ― Sylvia Plath