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Portland, Oregon Home Swap: Porch Wisdom

It was okay to throw a sweater on over my pajamas and sit outside in the cool morning air – because I was on the porch. Settling in…

How Do I Be Happy

  Mid-life is a really complicated time. I suspect it is for many women.  I am done (thankfully!) with all of the physical work involved in caring for…

Happiness is…

I have been thinking about this a lot lately. Do you feel that what you think, what you say, and what you do are all in harmony? What throws…

The Accidental Happy Family

Yesterday, due to 1) a rare black hole in the sports schedule universe, and 2) compulsory down-time resulting from “natural consequences” of poor behavior choices the previous week,…

Allowing Space

The end of year is always a period of transition for me. I like to envision what I want the next year to look like. This can sometimes…

Birthday Crepes

There comes a time when you learn that Santa isn’t real, the Easter bunny ain’t coming, the tooth fairy is a farce, and birthdays are not the one…

The Owl Shirt

The owl shirt came to take me to dinner last night. Never mind that the owl shirt had just driven hither and yon and back again to accommodate…

Clear Messages

This weekend, I found myself somewhat lost, following winding roads through upstate New York between towns. I think I missed my exit off the highway at some point….

Thankful For The Darndest Things

I find myself thankful for the darndest things these days. I am thankful for a beau who does not think or see like anyone else. Because if he…

Old Friends Someday

Sometimes I wonder who I am going to be friends with when I am old. Who will be my “old friends?” I really love connecting with the “old…