On Sunday my sister asked me how I am liking retirement. Honestly, so far it doesn’t feel much different from a typical July. This is the month when there is always a subtle shift from school in session to summertime. I noticed it yesterday. A relaxing, a slowing down, a let up on the pressureContinue reading “Subtle shifts”
About a month ago I told my husband that I was planning to make the day after Thanksgiving a Me-day. In the last month we have had a baptism, a wedding, a birthday, and Thanksgiving. On top of that there have been many trips across the bridge to be with Dad and enough extra stuffContinue reading “My Friday”
I used to go to a sitting meditation class on Saturday mornings. Week after week I would practice stillness, breathing, calm. After about 15 minutes, the calm was interrupted with that weird buzzing that you get when your feet fall asleep. I learned a lot of techniques for propping my ankles and using aContinue reading “Fiber Friday – knitting as meditation”
Good words for today and the week ahead.