I am an alchemist

Aloha, Namaste, How are ya'll today? I had a very interesting afternoon today and wanted to share my process of coping. So here goes. I am a person who likes to keep everything prim and proper and in its place. Kiddo is the exact opposite. She leaves things around even after repeated reminders. She washed … Continue reading I am an alchemist


My neighbors gave me lemons, I made lemonade

How about some Monday fun with the title - got your attention, yes? Seriously though, my neighbors love me so much that whenever they have excess lemons, they just leave a sack at my doorstep. I have to look at the bag to know who might have left it. Back to my story , so … Continue reading My neighbors gave me lemons, I made lemonade

My Aha Moment

I have been struggling ya'll. I have been wandering like a piece of paper carried by the wind - flying, landing, getting stuck, getting unstuck, torn etc etc. My faith in the Universe (God) is part of my identity and I felt unhinged from God. As I went for my daily morning walk, I drew … Continue reading My Aha Moment

Dealing with negative uncertainty (Part 1)

My bougainvillea has been growing for several years on the trellis, to the point that the trellis framework has become unsteady under its weight. I had a maintenance crew come in and take care of the heavy branches. They did a phenomenal job of carrying out my instructions to the letter, only one problem, it … Continue reading Dealing with negative uncertainty (Part 1)

Dealing with negative uncertainty (Part 2)

STOP - Read Part 1 for context. As a coping mechanism, I came up with a list of items I know for sure. I wrote in my journal the following: Plants growTime healsI can retrain the vine As I was journal ling, a thought crept up on me like a soft cat. It said , … Continue reading Dealing with negative uncertainty (Part 2)