Category: Journal

Does it matter?

I was having lunch on Tuesday with some coworkers. One of them mentioned a recent news story about a study that found artificial sweeteners can harm digestive bacteria. I wanted to ask him if the study mattered. I wanted to ask all of my colleagues at the table […]

Thinking about the body

Yesterday I’m at my local Planet Fitness recovering from my 20-minute treadmill walk and a smattering of strength training. I need this recovery period to get my legs working a little better. I’m uncomfortable crossing the road to get to my car. Today I’m at home on the […]

Just when I think

Just when I think I have it, I find that I don’t. I probably never will. Waiting for magic to happen is the worst thing you can do, because while you’re waiting, magic is springing up all around you. You have to allow yourself to see it. Ask […]

Looks like we made it

The prompt is finally. 2017 has been some kind of crazy year, hasn’t it? There was bad stuff. We were faced with events that we’d like to wish away. Some believe that reality split in two with one person becoming president in this universe and the other person […]

Staying Sane

Yesterday I vowed to stay off of Twitter. I was doing well until the Las Vegas mass shooting. Humanity is a train wreck. We are a big joke. I won’t even dare to hope that something will be done to address gun violence. I’m going to have to […]

Meditation Dream 

I knew I wanted to write today, so I thought about it and then got nervous.  I got myself a little worked up about what to write. Now I seem to be writing about the process of thinking and worrying about writing. Is it supposed to work this […]