Tag Archives: Life on life’s terms

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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Life in Tiny Chunks

Dateline Columbia, SC: Local Woman Crushed Under pile of Naked Scientists Husband: “I told her she didn’t have to listen to all those back episodes.” Does that sound like you? It’s the story of my life. Basic time management says … 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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