New and improved

If you read my last post, Miss Labeled, you may have picked up that I'm starting to give more attention to my writing. Part of that included rejuvenating this blog, and I recommitted to Monday-through-Friday posts. I kept that up for a few weeks, and then I backed off. Why, you ask? I've been thinking.... Continue Reading →

Why ask why

John Lucia / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) Since I started writing again, I've purposely avoided tackling the topics of the moment: COVID, racism, civil unrest. There's already so much being written on all sides that I feared my voice would just add to the confusion. And to be honest, it's safer. It doesn't feel right, though.... Continue Reading →

Going buggy

I am officially a curmudgeon. A week or so ago, I heard a story on the radio about a second grade class that was working to make the firefly Indiana's state insect. The kids conducted a postcard campaign to their state senator and representatives to introduce a bill and put it up for vote. Great, you... Continue Reading →

Tying the knot

“Always do what you’re afraid to do,” Ralph Waldo Emerson’s visionary Aunt Mary advised him. We tie ourselves in knots to sabotage the energy that might be unleashed if we move resolutely ahead. The risks of making changes are great. . . especially great changes. — Gail Sher, One Continuous Mistake I found this passage while poking around... Continue Reading →

Breakfast blues

I had to take my eight-month-old puppy to the vet for a surgical procedure recently (nothing serious, you know the one). And while I knew it would all work out in the end, the most difficult part was not being able to feed him breakfast--or anything else, for that matter. Just as with people, dogs have... Continue Reading →

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