One connection at a time

One connection at a time

I woke to an email from someone I don’t know. Yes, I get those all the time too! A person who claims to be my friend and needs money for one emergency or another. Or they want to send me

Why are you happy when I’m so sad?

Why are you happy when I’m so sad?

It is a trick of the brain when 2 people can be experiencing the same circumstances and one person enjoys themselves while the other does not. Or the same people can participate in a familiar activity and on one occasion

Of course, the Ancient Greeks had 6 words for love

Of course, the Ancient Greeks had 6 words for love

In the English language, there is one word with a dozen different definitions. ‘Love’ is a word which means everything from a warm attachment to attraction based on sexual desire and even a score in tennis. If you scan through

17 years on

17 years on

I will always remember this day because I was nursing my infant son when it happened. I was not watching TV at that moment, I think my husband came into the living room and turned it on. The emergency news

False Evidence Appearing Real

False Evidence Appearing Real

F = False E = Evidence A = Appearing R = Real It is a trick of the modern world for our brains to register so much fear. Reports often cite the problem to be a lack of adaptation in

Who doesn’t love school supplies!

Who doesn’t love school supplies!

Yeah, that is not a question, really. Now that I am finally at an age where I don’t care if people think I am dorky, I will openly admit to loving school supplies. I don’t care so much for gym

How did it get so late so soon?

How did it get so late so soon?

How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon? -Dr. Seuss Evidently, Dr. Seuss wrote

What was your favourite stop?

What was your favourite stop?

When people ask us this question, they are somewhat shy, assuming everyone asks the same thing. We agree, yes that is what happens. We all laugh. And then there is silence. An expectant pause, waiting for the answer. That part

Learning from the past, enjoying the present, a bright future

Learning from the past, enjoying the present, a bright future

Attending my 30th high school reunion, I was reminded there was a time when the future seemed to spread out in front of me like a giant buffet of choice. While there would be consequences for making major life decisions, standing

Will you be my friend?

Will you be my friend?

Having spent my whole adult life tucked away in my car or in my office or at my house, I have missed out meeting new people. I think it is probably possible to stay that way, even by taking public