Category Archives for "Life"

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Happy New Year!

I’m in the process of evaluating 2018 and trying to figure out which, if any, planner system I want to try for 2019. I have to admit that I’m not very good at setting yearly goals down on paper. Even when I do so, I forget to check in and review the goals to keep […]

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmasand Happy Holidays!!One of the cool traditions in the towns around me is that people go out and decorate certain trees along the public walking paths. I alway smile when I spot the decorated trees, as it’s a sure sign the holidays are here. The below photos are of the same tree from this year […]

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Am I In a Time Warp?

All right, something decidedly weird is going on here. I just noticed that for the town I’m in, the Weather app on my iPhone says the sunset is for 5:04 pm. Which makes no sense, as sunset yesterday was just after 6 pm and we haven’t turned the clocks back yet. Perhaps this town is in a […]

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Get Your Shoes On, Human!

Dogs really are masters of body language, aren’t they?Tonight the dog I’m looking after was outside and wanted to play.So she came to the screen door. Once she had my attention, she glanced at where my shoes sat just inside the door, then glanced at me. A clear “get your shoes on, human, and come […]

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Listen to your heart

Back in the spring, during my quest to find people to inspire me to reach a more positive place in my life, I discovered the website YourJoyologist.com and signed up for her newsletter. If you follow me on Twitter and/or Facebook, then you’ve probably seen me retweeting her quotes, affirmations, and thoughts of the day. […]

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An Upbeat, Silly Song for a Gloomy, Rainy Monday

It’s dark and rainy here this morning in Northern California as we finally get the rain that the forecasters have been promising. To keep up my spirits, and to give me a break from the explosions and bullet wounds in my manuscript, here’s an upbeat, silly song that always puts a smile on my face. […]

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Halloween Music

It’s just now become dark here in California and even though our apartment complex doesn’t get trick-or-treaters, I’ve been in the Halloween mood this evening. So while I mixed up the latest back of homemade pumpkin bread, I’ve been listening to Halloween themed music. Here are a few of my favorites: The Monster Mash by […]

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