It's hot here . . . and yesterday turned out I'd been scheduled for an 8:30 am appointment without prior notice to me and also received a "prep memo" dense 3 page email at 7 am that I needed to review for that appointment and yup, headed in to w... Read more
OK, I can't fix some problems.
You knew that already. And I knew it too. Of course I did.
They're just too complicated. They run too deep.
And I'm not all-powerful. Or remotely close to that.
What I can do is pretty l... Read more
I cultivate a stance of mild hilarity. Mild only, but generally that's enough.
So often in the work I do, I'm confronted with adversarial stuff. Chest thumping. Knuckle dragging. Raised voices, verging on yelling. Confrontation. Attempt... Read more
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What a fun blog: written by a person who's living in the present. Enjoying life's happenstances. Because: you just never know.
Remember... Read more
Charlie, my golden retriever, is getting very old. And it's hard for him to jump on and off the back deck. My DH tried to build him a deck (as a Mother's Day gift for me, out of metal closet shelving covered with carpet, based upon a YouTube l... Read more
I do blog regularly. And I certainly blog about my struggles (ongoing, never ending) with weight maintenance. I'm actually embarrassed by how tough it is, and how it seldom seems to get easier, and how when it DOES seem to get easier that's ve... Read more
How nice to receive congrats and goodies yesterday on seven years of Spark maintenance! I joined Spark in 2009. I'd taken most of the weight off in 2000-2001 down from 240ish to 150ish, but in 2009 blipped up about 20 pounds: pity party pounds... Read more
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I don't fuss much about "GMO" foods. But gotta say, in an article about... Read more
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Just a simple walk a day helps keep memory loss at bay.
Yesterday my sister email... Read more
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Don't you just love research articles which confirm your own (sneaky)... Read more
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We've read about this before: a portal into the stomach which permits... Read more
Here's BRIGHTSPARK7's comment on yesterday's blog about learned optimism.
"I am familiar with Seligman's research and a believer that we can change our ways for the good. I view myself as a realist. In terms of the glass being half empty ... Read more
Of course I believe that many (most?) elements of personality are inherited: and that we only learn how to manage (or not) our "difficult personalities": in fact I blogged on that topic not long ago in the context of learning how to manage my "d... Read more
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Really enjoyed CRYSTALJEM's "Rise Like Air" blog on Wordpress with the link to a video clip of 108 year old Holocaust survivor Alice Herz Sommer. ... Read more