I’ve always been curious about the “meaning” of animals in our lives. Well, “always” might be a stretch, but these days, I do enjoy checking out the Native American totem animal meanings of the non-humans who show up in my
So many things running through my head right now. Lots of changes happening in my life – the beginning of the new year brought with it a renewed sense of direction, a gelling of the craziness that had taken up
My inbox is chock full right now of end-of-year blog posts written by most, if not all, the blog writers I follow. Resolutions, reflections, plans for next year, inspirations – they’ll all in there somewhere. So of course, here I
Leaving the Pacific Northwest is always a little bittersweet for me: as much as I love the Portland area with all its great places to eat, wonderful friends to hang out with, gorgeous places to walk and relax and camp,
When was the last time you did something for the first time? For me, it was last night. I’ve never been much of a joiner and along with that, not much of a competitor, either. Adventures? Absolutely. Contests? Really? Not
I’ve had pets all my life. When I was growing up, we always had a cat or two and I remember that we had a dog most of the time as well. Patches, Brownie, a girl dog named Rex, Lucy.
I’m feeling pretty beat up these days. The combination of a body growing older and more feeble-y by virtue of time and the verbal calesthenics of the past few days since my mother’s death has left me tired, cranky, listless,