Facebook: Tool or Tether?

Facebook, I realized this weekend, has been ruling my life. Because of the 'ease' with which I can reach out on Facebook, I'm less social, less inclined to blog, less 'connected' in any intimate way with the people I care about. Why blog, when I say everything...

Gratitude, Noticing, & All The Things!

Hello, sweet taters. I know I left you on rather a sombre note last week. I am very happy to report that I have eleventy billion good things happening in my life and that I have achieved a state of contentment. This is what happens when you roll with it. Fight it, and...

The Good, The Bad, and The Rumi Project

Wow. So, I haven't posted (or sent a newsletter) since July 15th because SEE ABOVE. Wow. And it's not a good wow, either. It's a 'holy-crap-can-life-dish-it' wow. I wanted to wait until I had something good to say before I checked in with you because I am weary of my...

Breakthroughs and Breakdowns

I'm sitting in my favourite coffee shop in KW, right across from the bus terminal. I'm eating a grilled cheese on a heavy bread - some kind of multigrain with seeds in it. There's ketchup on the side which I'm ignoring. I've got a double shot Americano on the go (in a...

Because It Matters

Today has been really good. I got up, did some work, and assembled a bookshelf all by myself. I had my son over for lunch. I napped a little (angry ninjas in my uterus have me physically down for the count), read a trashy novel... I've got London broil in the oven....