Thursday, February 25, 2021

Does anyone remember the SNL skit, Deep Thoughts with Jack Handy? I always thought that skit was so funny. I just googled it and it turns out Jack Handey is a real person. I think I'd like him. Anyway, whenever I'm about to write something here and it seems a bit deep and I start … Continue reading Thursday, February 25, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

The boys are back in school after vacation. Wes went in today but may be home tomorrow because of a busted furnace in his classroom. Charlie was remote today but tomorrow, the bus will be picking him up and bringing him to the actual school. He's keeping an open mind but is a little wary … Continue reading Monday, February 22, 2021

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Yesterday's post seemed to be received well. I'm thinking I'd like to do something like that again today. For those of you out there dreaming of a life different than the one you have now, you're working towards it and getting frustrated. It feels like you're trying so many things and they aren't working. It … Continue reading Sunday, February 21, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

This morning I spent some time taking care of some annoying paperwork. Charlie slept in. Wes went out sledding. I had the first session of a new class I'm taking. The class is called Cultivating Inner Warmth Through the Skill of Self Compassion. My friend Clare is teaching. (www.senseoflife.co.uk). My insides can be a cold … Continue reading Thursday, February 18, 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Maybe it's easier to think about magical thinking in terms of what it isn't. It's not dropping all your sensible thinking and living in a land of fairy tales. It's finding a fairy tale in the everyday. It's not ignoring life and all of it's responsibilities. It's making a life full of responsibilities bearable. It's … Continue reading Wednesday, February 17, 2021