Eulogy for the 5-Second Rule

I’m sure we first met in early childhood, although the details of our first encounter didn’t stick in my memory as much as they did with other important people and things that influenced my life.     I suspect we were introduced by my parents, grandparents, or maybe a babysitter.  I can’t imagine I got all the Read more about Eulogy for the 5-Second Rule[…]

Wisdoming In Place

While attempting to creatively cut my own hair today (miss you, Chrys!), I had the book, Margin, pop to mind.  Author Dr. Richard Swenson, defines margin as: “The amount available beyond what’s needed.  It is something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations. It is the leeway between ourselves and our limits.” We need Read more about Wisdoming In Place[…]

Mind Math

I’ve never been a math aficionado.  I have an app for tips to assure my on-the-spot, table-side, excel spreadsheet-free calculation is accurate.  I can’t tell you what time a train leaving a station in Pennsylvania headed for Boston is going to cross paths with a train leaving Boston for Pennsylvania if the trains leave at Read more about Mind Math[…]

When Words Leak

I like the word perhaps.  Perhaps became one of my go to words in college when my friends and I were working to eliminate our filler words. Those words we often didn’t hear ourselves use like um, right, er, you know, ah, and my personal former addiction, actually. Two perspectives generally exist about filler words.  Read more about When Words Leak[…]