Category Archives: Nature

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

Frozen Bananas? Who Knew? (Day 10)

Yippee! We made it to Day 10 in Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing)! (Actually, today is Day 11, but don’t tell anyone…) It is excruciatingly hot in

Frozen Bananas? Who Knew? (Day 10)

Yippee! We made it to Day 10 in Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing)! (Actually, today is Day 11, but don’t tell anyone…) It is excruciatingly hot in

Hot? Getchya Some Gazpacho (Day 9)

In the last 10 days, we’ve had rain, rain, SNOW, freezing cold, and everything in between. But now that Facebook has turned around (in this statement), so has the weather. Today (or rather yesterday, because I fell asleep at the

Hot? Getchya Some Gazpacho (Day 9)

In the last 10 days, we’ve had rain, rain, SNOW, freezing cold, and everything in between. But now that Facebook has turned around (in this statement), so has the weather. Today (or rather yesterday, because I fell asleep at the

What keeps us going?

Love and prayers going out to Oklahoma, Syria, Palestine, the whole of Africa, pretty much all of South America as well. Central America too. Ummm. Pakistan. Afghanistan. In fact, all of the “stan” countries. Ah what the hell, all of

What keeps us going?

Love and prayers going out to Oklahoma, Syria, Palestine, the whole of Africa, pretty much all of South America as well. Central America too. Ummm. Pakistan. Afghanistan. In fact, all of the “stan” countries. Ah what the hell, all of

Morning glory

I adore walking early on spring mornings. The air is fresh and crisp. The world is full of promise. Anything and everything seems possible. It’s gorgeous and glorious. Last year, when I cared for my mom in her rural home,

Morning glory

I adore walking early on spring mornings. The air is fresh and crisp. The world is full of promise. Anything and everything seems possible. It’s gorgeous and glorious. Last year, when I cared for my mom in her rural home,

10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked

10 Notes in an Ode to Joy

According to a happiness test I once took, I score highly on the “happiness scale.” But I don’t often feel happiness. Rather, I frequently feel joy, which for me is a different and deeper emotion, and which can be evoked