Dirty burger, chicken shop

Dirty burger, chicken shop

A year ago we were living in Barcelona. The illegal vote, which was supposed to determine Catalonian independence from Spain, happened. The weather on the mediterranean was fantastic. In my journal, I noted the patio door was wide open in

Anthropocene, Living in the Future’s Past and Daring to Lead

Anthropocene, Living in the Future’s Past and Daring to Lead

This is a seemingly not-related-to-each-other list of information. Pieces of content I have become aware of in the last 2 weeks. My mind was open and ready to see new things, as it always is when I travel. Come along for

First World Problems

First World Problems

My youngest nephew was a child when this phrase first became popular. He was quick to realize that much of what we complained about in our daily lives fit into this category. He also used to say, ‘I eat low

Is your ladder leaning on the right wall?

Is your ladder leaning on the right wall?

Have you seen the Gary Vee video, ‘The Human Pursuit of Happiness’? Go ahead, click on the link, invest 6.24 minutes. The root of his message is important, an idea which is dear to my heart as well. It’s almost

Time is a precious resource, with a finite supply

Time is a precious resource, with a finite supply

It is the curse of aging when we finally realize time is in short supply and needs to be lived according to our fullest potential. If we are lucky, we realize how precious the resource of time is and how

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