Tag Archives: Life on life’s terms

BitterSweet

No big changes in life happen without mixed emotions. At least, none of mine ever have. This time is no different. I’ve just retired from my job of 17 years. Last Tuesday (March 1) was my last day there. I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Same, But It’s Good

I’ve finally settled in to the fiber I’m working with now, the merino-silk blend that I wrote about before. I’m keeping it pretty well at the diameter I want, and I’m accustomed once again to how it handles. I finished … Continue reading

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I don’t want to like Yoga. There. I said it.

Work is brutally busy and stressful right now. Mick and I are making no progress on the design for our new house-to-be. I’ll be 59 in just a few weeks, and I feel like this upcoming year is going to … Continue reading

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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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Tired Spinning

As it turned out, I’m too tired after a very long day to tackle plying silk. I had challenges just getting it off the bobbin onto the winder, and I’m smart enough to know what that means. Rather than make … Continue reading

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Real Food Sunday – It Feels Like Cheating…

This is one of those weekends. Lots of “outside” activities and the time change. We were out late last night, and today we have the Little Yellow Music House. So I decided to give myself a break this week and … Continue reading

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My Daily Spin – Weekend Edition

I’m spinning this merino Fusion at one ounce per bobbin, and I finished the first one Saturday. That meant a nice long session, which was great. Very relaxing. Sunday, not so much. The spinning was good, but not enough time … Continue reading

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In the Moment

Today, I am ridiculously happy for no apparent reason. My life is really no different than yesterday, but my attitude is very different. I am determined to enjoy it while it lasts. So what are the good things I’m pleased … 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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Another Thanksgiving has come and gone

Four-day weekends are amazing. That last day (today!) feels like an extra bonus day to relax. This was a nice, peaceful holiday. I had a “first” – first time ever baking pumpkins to make pie instead of using canned. All … Continue reading

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