Learning the Steps, Planning & Preparations

Bumps & Bruises

Yep, real bruises. It seems that I've been covered with them since starting this project, but I knew it was all part of the deal. Now, as I look at some of them, wondering how long they will take to go away (sometimes several weeks), I can't help but smile at the fact that I… Continue reading Bumps & Bruises

Thoughts & Musings

Closing in on summer

I sit here this morning with the windows wide open, my toes a little chilled, and hot coffee in my hand. Can it really be that we are entering the second week of June? I check out the upcoming forecast and I see that the temperatures are rising into the nineties in the next day… Continue reading Closing in on summer

Thoughts & Musings

Sadness and Sunshine

I'm going to say the first part swiftly and without elaboration. I think it will make it easier. Aurora died at the beginning of April. Her health had declined rapidly and, even though I knew it was coming, it hit me really, really hard. There. I did it. Yes, it's been over a month, but… Continue reading Sadness and Sunshine

Thoughts & Musings

Stabilization

Another long while before I'm able to come in here and share my thoughts with you all. There are so many changes since I last posted! I'm not even sure where to start, but let's see where the train of thought takes us, shall we? This morning I had the desire to listen to some… Continue reading Stabilization

Miscellaneous, Thoughts & Musings

A quiet morning

As the sky begins to lighten, I think about the way the last half of 2016 has gone for many of us. And I think about myself, too. There were days, weeks even, when I thought that I'd give up my dreams of heading out onto the highways and visiting with all the people I've… Continue reading A quiet morning

Planning & Preparations, Thoughts & Musings

Destination

Throughout the month I have been thinking about my chosen word for this year (Apparate) and how I can apply it to each day. This past week, I've chosen to focus solely on the Destination. In the simplest terms, I think about how the things I do each day would be handled in such a… Continue reading Destination