We're not born with self confidence. It comes with life experience. And some find it earlier than others.M. remembers me as that young woman who lacked confidence, and when we first got back together, he'd say things that were clearly meant to build my belief in myself.It threw me, because if . . .
Just before my 1pm writing class, I spoke with my California friend who's been diagnosed with her second form of cancer in less than two years. A very painful one right now. Treatment can be very effective for this chronic form, and we hope and pray it will be.She's strong. She has a powerful . . .
The earth is the Lord's and everything in it.-- Psalm 24:1 . . .
We're heading off to do some shopping.My vacation has inspired me to find even more tasty and creative recipes, and I found a delicious scallops dish that I want to make for tonight's dinner. Champagne's chilling. It's not Prosecco, but I had it on hand.I LOVE to cook and can't wait til next year . . .
Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker in the outlaw tradition of Rimbaud and Burroughs who chronicled his wild youth in “The Basketball Diaries,” died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 60.“I met him in 1970, and already he was pretty much universally recognized as the best poet of his . . .
What's on your schedule this week? . . .
Meditation tonight. We think. Gosh, our day's busy!If we go, it'll be the second Friday I've gone to a Tampa meditation center on E. Busch. And M. is coming.Lovely. So peaceful.We NEED that. We live in a three-ring circus.My home has become OUR home.I like it.And it is an adjustment for us all. My . . .
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was overit became a butterfly. . . .
"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear."- James Neil Hollingworth writing as Ambrose Redmoon . . .
...in prayersand positive thoughtsfor a good outcome for M's tests today.Thank you. . . .