Watch ‘The Kindness Diaries’

I’m keeping this short so you can follow up. Great series that can launch us from the funk of everyday life and the other media we consume. The episodes, on Netflix, are just over 20 minutes.  http://www.leonlogothetis.com/netflix/ It’s based on the book of the same name by Leon Legothetis. Who knows–it might even Read more…

“Produced With Genetic Engineering”

Yep, that’s the claim on the back of the Oreo Mini bag. [The breakfast of champions, I might add. Nature’s most perfect food.] And that’s our lead story in today’s edition of ‘Neither Here Nor There’. [NHNT] “Produce with Genetic Engineering”. Sure I could have looked it up, but frankly Read more…

Aaaahhh, the weekend…

…time to sit back and savor the quality work and attention to detail of the guys who put in our back fence… Thrilled at the careful treatment of our lawn and landscaping… Equally thrilled at the beautiful addition to our front yard–unbeknownst to us until we drove up Friday evening to Read more…

Rearranging your sock drawer. It’s actually therapeutic…

  I subscribe to Srini Rao’s Unmistakable Media weekly emails. Today’s topic: How Making Micro Changes Can Help You Start a New Chapter of Your Life ** This one really resonated with me and I have a feeling may well do the same for some of you. Nice job, Srini! Time for a little micro-decluttering. ;-> See […]

Farewell to our ‘boy’…

Had to say goodbye to Boo last week. Cancer. As the photo suggests, he was my career counselor. We have no kids, so there you go–he was our boy. September 11, 2012– Seems like just yesterday when he hopped in our car in the parking lot of SafeHaven Humane Society. I placed Read more…

Juggling talent and inspiration…

Seth Godin provides a little insight on this question… “It turns out that getting less lazy, more brave—more clear about your fears, your work, and your mission—are all easier than getting more talented.” [Feels like he’s talking right at me. I hate when that happens.] Will keep this post short so Read more…

Today’s mini-lesson from Accidental Genius…

This book’s subtitle is: Revolutionize Your Thinking Through Private Writing I’ve been using the book to boost my ‘morning pages’ routine. Mark Levy calls this Secret # 4: Write the Way You Think. In other words, don’t edit for any audience other than yourself. In fact, don’t even edit for yourself. Read more…