Inspiration

12 New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Are you trying to push Covid-19 behind you? I am. Especially since I'm awaiting a test to see if I'm positive or not. Hopefully, not. A family member who tested positive is asymptomatic but everyone in the household decided to get a test. So, while we're waiting and isolating,… Continue reading 12 New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

Inspiration, Jr. Day

Ordinary People become Extraordinary Social Change Leaders

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. I'm presenting an act to you, without leaving your desk or chair: Signing a petition. The following stories are close to my own heart and experiences: childhood poverty, unaffordable insulin costs, and climate change.… Continue reading Ordinary People become Extraordinary Social Change Leaders

Creativity, Inspiration, Nature, Self Care

A Surfer’s Haiku

The title's a bit misleading. I'm neither a surfer nor did a surfer create this poem. I am fortunate to live close to several beaches in Southern California.¬†Most coastal Californian's can tell you that the weather at the beach, especially in the last decade, is unpredictable. Today, on a January afternoon, the temperature rose to… Continue reading A Surfer’s Haiku

Inspiration, poetry

What are Your Yes’s and No’s for 2020?

  Re-reading my 2018 journal entry, I see that I wrote: "I am content." In 2019, I did a lot of stuff, traveled a few places, wrote a whole lot, read 37 books, spent too much time on Netflix, and laughed a lot. I hope to do more of the same in 2020. Another entry… Continue reading What are Your Yes’s and No’s for 2020?