How reality shows are really a form of social anthropology

November 30, 2021
Sitting here watching The Hills: New Beginnings I realize that I really AM kind of a social anthropologist.I'm looking at these impossibly beautiful people in an impossibly beautiful setting doing what I consider to be impossibly beautiful stuff. How they live, what they do and what they talk...

How reality shows are really a form of social anthropology

November 30, 2021
Sitting here watching The Hills: New Beginnings I realize that I really AM kind of a social anthropologist.I'm looking at these impossibly beautiful people in an...

Holiday tips & ruminations to help brighten the holida

November 29, 2021
My Boomer blogger friends have some good holiday tips. And some ruminations. There's a little of everything but one thing for sure: you'll find something to enjoy in...

The art of living–and dying–well

November 23, 2021
My friend's mom died the other day.She told her family she was ready, that she was looking forward to what’s next. She ate pizza with them. My friend tucked...

Let nature teach us how to live

November 22, 2021
Stare at the pounding surf for any length of time and the enduring, relentless rhythm of nature becomes clear. It's hard to feel anything but insignificant standing...

How good the hand of an old friend feels. Two friends? Even...

November 17, 2021
If there's such thing as an overload of endorphins, that's what I had after a summer visit from friends of almost 50 years.I had friends before them and many friends...

Why are we still playing the Blame Game?

November 16, 2021
"And they looked around for someone to blame."                               ~  in a Lisa Ling story on violence against                    ...

Telling your truth to anyone–not just power–tak...

November 10, 2021
Fia Skye's* newsletter often inspires as it did the other month. She wrote: "what a dangerous and difficult decision it is to tell someone the truth." She discussed...

How I’m falling short of my aspirations, these days

November 9, 2021
Frustrations are invitations to clarity... revealing how I wish to move through the world, the standards I want to hold myself accountable to. ~Fia Skye's...

The best candles to gift this holiday season. Or keep.

November 6, 2021
Getting in the holiday mood? I am!My beautiful 8 oz. scented soy candles are now available for order in my Etsy Shop. Christmas theme, Chanukah theme and...

What to do when you’re faced with broken trust and be...

November 5, 2021
Betrayal. It's a pretty big sin. And a few years ago, someone I was close to betrayed me in a pretty big way.I don't find that many things inexcusable, but this was....

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