Every birthday, the inevitable judgment shadows my quiet morning routine, usually spent drinking coffee on the couch with my dog snuggled at my feet. Why do my thighs now display a depressing topography that could never belong to the land of Laura? From where did those rifts and drifts develop? Is that fatty phenomenon related […]Read more "Personal New Year"
Tonight, the night after a long successful month, I find myself restless again. A few weeks ago I asked some friends on Facebook what topic I should blog about next and the response voting for “Goals – When to fight and when to let go?” surprised me. Before I go on reflecting on my recent goal-setting […]Read more "Goals- When to fight and when to let go?"
Sleep fails me this evening. My eyes and thoughts wander around and up and down like I’ve trapped myself into a virtual amusement ride. All of my senses stray from rest. My nose smells skunk, my ears hear street lights, my fingers feel the itchy air prick at what should be smooth slumbering heaven, and […]Read more "Sheep, Steep, and Sleep"
Today I met with a sweet older lady who greeted me as if we already knew each other from another life. When I say that, I don’t mean to say that she embraced me with hugs and sloppy Auntie kisses. Rather, she immediately smiled with her warm eyes in a way that only people who trust […]Read more "You are going to go far"
Simply stated, men and women find females in the the fly-fishing world fascinating. Even though I showed up a half hour into the Happy Hour for women interested in fly-fishing last night, the place was packed with co-ed members of the Southern Wisconsin Trout Unlimited chapter. The energy in the room zapped my skin and […]Read more "Fly Fishing Females Unite!"
This Monday morning I pried myself out of bed after a terrible night’s sleep. Does this happen to you? Do you wake up in the middle of the night with pop up alerts in your head? Unanswered questions? Nervous thoughts? or worse… a sick tummy from eating bad food during the football game? I usually […]Read more "Don’t Eat The Garlic Chili Fries!"
Last night I wrote briefly about avoiding the mirror for any unhealthy judgmental reasons. Tonight I invite you to help me discover (and live out) wonderful excuses for needing the mirror check. I share my Top Ten Delicious Reasons To Check The Mirror 1) Love your spouse so much in the morning you have to […]Read more "Delicious Life Reasons To Look In The Mirror"