What do you get when you pair up a sharp Israeli woman and cabbie with a very strong opinion? A very uncomfortable cab ride, that’s what. I was sharing a pleasant cab ride in San Fransisco with a lovely woman from Israel when the cabbie asked where we were from. … Continue reading The Israelite & the Cabbie
I’m training for the West Coast Trail hike with my daughter in July. It’s a multi-day backcountry excursion that I am presently ill-prepared for. Nonetheless, a few times a week, I pop on my backpack (loaded up with 20-30 pounds of stuff) and wander up and down hills, trails, and … Continue reading Carry Your Own Weight
Well COVID is easing, let’s throw a war in the mix now, WTH. 😭 I don’t do sad well. It weakens me like a kitten, disables me like a broken leg, sucks zaps energy like a power outage. What can we do, what can we say, how can we help, … Continue reading Sadness and Joy
You know those days (or parts of the day) when you just feel poopy. Maybe you didn’t sleep well, or maybe you didn’t eat well or maybe there was some combo of little things that got under your skin or maybe there was no specific reason, nothing bad happened in particular … Continue reading 3 Things to Offer When You’re ‘Off’
If you read last week’s post about meeting Simon – I think you will be very interested to find out part two of the story which you will find around minute 4:30 of the below video. Thank you to everyone who reached out to send both him and I love and … Continue reading Simon Says
I was walking by myself in a small seaside town in California this past November. It was my first trip outside of Canada in 20 months and while I was there for work, I was really there on a very important mission. In a few days I would fulfill a … Continue reading I was stopped in my tracks. 🐾
The other day I was yanking off my running shoes by the heel when a question popped into my mind. I wondered if most people yank off their shoes or if most people untie their laces. So as I do with many of my life queries, I popped the question … Continue reading ReMINDFULness
Happier New Year! As we slide into January and many ‘resolutions’ have already been forgotten (80% of us let them slide, so ‘they’ say), it’s time to bring up the annual … What’s your WOTY? ie – Word of the Year, question. Personally, I find the WOTY so much easier … Continue reading What’s Your WOTY?
Before we get to it this week, I have to say thank you for so many caring responses to the video on my Mom’s passing (you can view it here), thank you – every message helped me. I thought I’d share this one message, in hopes it may give you a new perspective on … Continue reading Are you a Shifter or an Absorber?
First off, welcome to our new peeps who joined us over the summer. It’s been 3 months since I wrote my ‘weekly’ GoodNewsLetter. Most every Wednesday it would be published, I enjoyed it – but then in June, my Mom passed away. I did one more e-newsletter after that and … Continue reading 3 Month Lag