Life Is Like A Box of Chocolates, or, Meet My Grandmother

Life is a box of chocolates at one-hundred! My Grandmother turned one-hundred in October of 2014. It is a major achievement for someone to live to this milestone, and it is also a wonderful opportunity to appreciate what it takes to live for this long. I have been thinking about […]


Choose Wisely

Before you make the big choice, take time to ask some very important questions. It will save you a lot of unnecessary anguish. Choose Wisely You must choose, but choose wisely. For as the true Grail will bring you life, the false Grail will take it from you. This ominous […]


Never Say Never, Or How I Began Doing Bikram (Hot) Yoga

I have done yoga, alone in my bedroom, off and on for a few years. I am not particularly flexible nowadays, but once I was fairly so. I had a health problem in the beginning of the year and since then I had done no yoga at all. My older […]


Nagging

Nag Relief 101

So… DO you nag? Does your significant other avoid the next furrowed brow or deep sigh as you notice what you had asked for has not yet been done? He is well trained to read your body language when you are less than pleased and when your expectations have not […]


Who’s Your “Everybody”?

I was walking yesterday, in the beautiful fall weather here in Vermont, and was thinking about the upcoming talk on stress that I am doing later this week at the Rutland Regional Medical Center. I was going through the list of stress factors for the presentation and got to our […]


Dropping Fears

I recently read a blog post from one of my mentors, Terry DeMeo, http://www.thewayfinderpost.com/life-begins-at-the-edge-of-your-comfort-zone/, as seen on the Wayfinder Post. This blog was about reclaiming courage over fear of heights, which I can relate to and this brought me to a related thought about where these fears come from, how […]


Lions Calling

This is my memory of our last game drive at Londolozi. Please forgive any inaccuracies in my account. No notes were taken and it is my memory after all. We were back in our room after dinner at about nine p.m. on the last night of our stay at Londolozi.  […]

Lion

View of Butler Island from North Hero

I Love You, I Love Me

I am at one of my favorite places on the planet right now and doing the needed spring clean up from the winter winds, mice and dust. I am opening camp! Yay! I am in the quaint, quiet town of North Hero, Vermont, which sits on one of a string […]


Deeply Sweet

I want you to notice, really take time to notice that signs of change are here. It still feels like winter most days but the sun is stronger, days are longer and the sap is starting to run from the maple trees.  While it is “mud season” here in Vermont, […]


Turkeys

Don’t Be A Turkey! No, On Second Thought, Be A Turkey!

It is late in the year and something a bit different is occurring in nature in our area. We are seeing more wild animals than usual and it is because there is less of their natural food available in the woods. There are few acorns or beechnuts from the trees, […]