Are we there yet??

We are all on a journey this year. 2020 has been filled with so many things we have never faced before. At this point, I find myself thinking out loud, "Are we there yet?" I mean how much longer will life feel so different. And what else will show up to add fear to our already anxious lives? I'm sure like me, you've yelled, "Enough already!" I long for landmarks that would tell me how far we've come and how much longer we have. But a new path has no landmarks. So how do we find strength for this journey?

Halfway there!

What a year! In the movie, Babe, Farmer Hoggett often says, "What a pig" in reference to Babe, the pig. He begins saying it in disbelief with a question mark and ends the movie saying it with an exclamation point. 2020 has been a little like that for me. Sometimes I say "What a year?," … Continue reading Halfway there!

Food’s Illusions that I Recall

I've looked at love from both sides nowFrom give and take and still somehowIt's love's illusions that I recallI really don't know loveReally don't know love at all Lyrics based on Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell sang about how our perspective can change about love. She knows the pain that happens when … Continue reading Food’s Illusions that I Recall

2020 – a new focus

Do you find it easier to take care of others than yourself? Do the needs of others - spouse, children, pets, friends, church, birds, squirrels, the guy selling flowers on the corner - take precedent over your own? You might be just like me, a worn out caretaker. I didn't really think much about it. … Continue reading 2020 – a new focus