The picture was on paper that was translucent, so the calendar was hung in a window to let the light through. It was simple and beautiful, and we were always eager to see what today’s picture would be.
What would you like to change? Are there any big—or little—assumptions and shenanigans that are getting in your way?
Clearly, there’s nothing wrong in making things for other people. It’s considerate, generous and usually welcomed. Occasionally, it’s none of those things.
Her yard work included herbs and a few veggies (the BEST homegrown tomatoes), camellias, a peach tree, a two-color dogwood tree, and best of all, “talking to her weeds.”
One of my teachers pointed out to me that I don’t know what I don’t know. Duh. That didn’t seem like useful information. What are you supposed to do with that kind of comment?
There is no reaching perfection and we can’t fix all the problems, no matter how hard we try.
It’s so complicated. All those needles. But there’s a secret.
It’s always nice to encounter people, things, experiences that make you smile. Especially when they catch you off guard.
When I was a kid, I thought adults had it all figured out. Even now, I look to older adults to see if they’ve figured out the things I’m puzzling over.
What do you do to breathe a little deeper? Do you have to get away, or can you find some moments at home that provide a sense of restoration?