Can you feel it? The anger and frustration building as we encounter people whose stubbornness rivals our own. Who can't seem to comprehend that we're all on the same side when it comes to illness and contagion. This is where I have to stop typing for now. This is where my 'Nothing Good To Say'…Read more NGTS – Pt. 66
I wasn't sure I was going to like The Peanut Butter Falcon. It seemed too fake, too contrived. I was sure there was going to be some message the writers were trying to beat us up with. Turns out I was right - except it was well-written and subtle. Also, it was a message that…Read more *Review* – The Peanut Butter Falcon
Perfectionism rears its ugly head at the weirdest times. At least for me. I have tried very hard for the last 15 years or so to let that part of me go. I know striving for perfection can only lead to frustration and, in severe cases, depression. At the very least it can lead to…Read more Appreciate the Gifts and Differences
It's been a while since I've written or read about stoicism but with all the craziness going on right now I thought this quote was a great reminder. Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius We get so crazy busy and distracted…Read more Opinion, Not Fact. Perspective, Not Truth.
Don't raise your kids to have more than you had, raise them to be more than you were. The Minds Journal I ran across this quote the other day and thought it was quite relevant. It may shock you - even appall you - to know that there parents out there who don't want their…Read more More Than We Were
Ah, can you feel it? 4 days until Christmas. 4 days until all the hustle and bustle and stress are over for another year. Hang in there... And do yourself a favor and find something, anything, that you can find joy in while you're dealing with all the crap. Okay, the happy crap. For me…Read more Something That Makes You Smile
I've written several posts about the stress and anxiety that comes with social gatherings for me - for all introverts. It sometimes makes what are supposed to be joyous occasions horrendous nightmares of self-doubt - even when I'm fairly certain I haven't done anything wrong. Being aware of how these situations affect me and that…Read more Enjoy the Company of Family
How's everybody doing? Take a deep breath, my fellow introverts, the holiday season will be over before you know it. Here are some new photos that will hopefully help take your mind off of the stress of the season. Enjoy!!
Have you ever been in a snit? Have you ever been asked why you're in such a snit? Have you ever even heard of a snit? I have and let me tell you I am a grade A, professional snitter. And some of the snits I've been in have been over some pretty stupid stuff.…Read more The Snits Must Die
This time of year has always lent itself to introspection and review for me. It is a time to take a good, hard look at the direction in which my life is headed to make sure I'm still on the path I want to be on. That's not to say that I haven't had to…Read more Self-fulfilling Prophecy