Tag Archives: Courage

Release and Connection

That’s the theme for this week, apparently. Since my last post, I’ve traveled to Hooppath and home again, which was a much bigger journey than it sounds like. I went with the intention of being cracked open emotionally and spiritually. … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

Early in 1995, my husband Mick & I moved to Maui from Spokane. I basically “retired” from my work in the mainframe computer world and landed on that gorgeous island with no real expectations as to what would happen next. … Continue reading

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I am just one person

I don’t have magical powers, and I have 24 hours in my day just like everyone else. So when it comes to how I spend my time, I have to be realistic. These are my truths: I have a full … Continue reading

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If My Life Is The Way I Want, What About The Things I Miss?

I spent some time this morning looking at what I think is important to me as compared to how I actually spend my time. I’m depressed. On my list of important stuff, only about half of it is actually getting … Continue reading

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Before and After: a Study in Clutter

Before I am not proud of this picture. I share it to show you how badly out-of-hand the clutter had become in my home office before I was compelled to deal with it. This is from early November, 2012. Art … Continue reading

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Bossing Myself Around

I’ve been talking to myself in a whole new way lately, and it’s working. It’s a new spin on self-discipline for me. I recently started a very daunting project: completely overhauling my home office. (When I get done, finally, I’ll … Continue reading

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What if my life looked different?

What might it be like? I am starting to believe that unless I can imagine what my life COULD be like, nothing will change. The inertia is just too strong.  I’ll just keep drifting along like a leaf on the … Continue reading

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Progress Update: Estoy Aprendiendo Español

You might remember that after last year’s trip to Costa Rica, I came back determined to learn Spanish. We are going there again in April, and I want to report on my progress. Yes, I’ve made some. I feel pretty … Continue reading

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One Step Closer to Costa Rica

We are about to commit some money toward our retirement plan. After doing our due diligence, we have decided to invest in Osa Mountain Village in the southwest part of Costa Rica. It’s a developing sustainable community that seems almost … Continue reading

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