It's the beginning of goodbye. And I'm a little lost now. I reach out to fill the void. Alone. The rain falls. The thunder both frightens and lulls. I hear the rain outside, collecting near the basement window. I hope for comfort from the rain. I wait. Silence. Darkness. Space between the thunder. A little... Continue Reading →
Today's Mistake: Going on Facebook I told myself I wasn't going on Facebook today. And then sometime later I sat down on my couch, laptop in my lap, and I said "Just 5 minutes." Then, "Just til 2:30," and then 40 minutes later I finally got off. And it brought me down. Conspiracies surrounding the... Continue Reading →
“I place fewer and fewer demands upon others, and especially myself. I am free to commune with nature, work, play, read, or just do nothing.” – from Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s Living the Wisdom of the Tao (75th verse) I badly need this today!
Today was heaven. I still worked a lot today, but I got a few great hours in the outdoors. It began with an invigorating 12.5 mile ride around our neighborhood. Instead of our regular route, Brian took us on a detour into a previously unexplored forest preserve. It was a lovely, rambling route that took... Continue Reading →
This post is an excuse to post some pictures. 🙂 I had a lovely time with two awesome teacher pals at Starved Rock National Park this week. We'll begin with one of my favorite parts of nature -- water (and well-placed trees). And another of my favorite parts of nature. . . rock. Starved Rock... Continue Reading →