My Four “Big Whys”

  September and October of this year have been challenging for my entire family. My Dad went through two intensive back surgeries and my grandmother (his Mom) passed. Today’s Yogi Tea message stated “You must know that you can swim through every...

Seven Years to a New You? Why Wait!

Rumor and some science share the notion that our bodies renew every cell of their structures over the course of seven years. Some cells turn over much more quickly, like the surface cells of our skin. Others, like the cells of our internal organs, take  longer to...

Meddle and Metal

I grew up in a Southern Baptist church. There is much good to be said about the experience, most importantly that the saving grace of the Lord was meant for us all! There were a few less stellar experiences, like Laura Ashley prints and shoulderpads on every dress in...

Self-care is a political act

I. Can. Not. Wait until tomorrow… as it it my daughter’s birthday! Yes, it also happens to coincide with election day. If I receive one more canned phone call on my confessedly old school land line about how I should vote for any candidate, I may lose it....

Verbing: It’s All About Action Baby

Earlier this month I celebrated a birthday. Not a milestone number mind you, nevertheless birthdays have always been a time for me to reflect on where I am and where I would like to be. So I took the day off work for some QT with lil (OLD) me to assist with reflection...