Wow! What A Ride!

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson I have lived in the …continue reading …

Underbeing

I read something recently that stopped me in my tracks. For my entire adult life, I have been aware of, preaching against, and trying to avoid Instructor Burnout. Pouring so much energy, time and resources into your work, your passion, that you have nothing left for the people and things closest to you…including yourSelf. People in …continue reading …

Anything Can Be

“Listen to the mustn’ts child, listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me. Anything can happen child, ANYTHING can be.” ~Shel Silverstein I just had an inspiring conversation with my sister. She’s a single Mom, and is living right in the …continue reading …

What Are You For?

Are you tired of it yet, the endless complaining about what is wrong? The world (and social media) is full of critics and naysayers. I’m a Pollyanna, often naive by choice. It’s more peaceful over here in ignorance land. But when I do peek out and speak out about something that is on my heart, I get a …continue reading …

Everyone…

Wow. What a year we are winding down from. Here we sit in the gap between two years, looking back at a crazy election (to put it mildly), and looking forward to a lot of uncertainty. One thing we do know is that as a nation, as a world, we are divided. It is Us vs. Them in …continue reading …