Miles Before I Sleep

Miles Before I Sleep

Closer to home than my previous trip, on a drizzly September weekend with rain in the forecast I attended the Pacific NW Writers’ Association writing conference at a hotel on International Boulevard across the street from SeaTac airport. Getting to a destination...
What is Twenty per cent of Your Life Worth?

What is Twenty per cent of Your Life Worth?

What if you had to give up twenty percent of your life? that is one-fifth. If you get the recommended eight hours of sleep every night, that’s thirty-three percent. Would you give up almost five hours of sleep? What else could you give up? eating? drinking? How...
Don’t Blink

Don’t Blink

Don’t Blink! If you blink you could miss a moment! That is not to say your eyes must stay open every one of the 86,400 seconds of every day, or 604,800 seconds every week, or 31,536,000 seconds of every year … . I know the time I have spent with my eyes wide open has...
The Real Reality Show

The Real Reality Show

how to convey wonder and awe of natural phenomena After writing my blog to commemorate World Oceans Day, I went outdoors. Walking and weeding and a shredding event got me thinking … about the world, and oceans, and how the world really has one big ocean we divide into...
Bee-ing a Leader

Bee-ing a Leader

I struggled with how to frame this news. The impetus for this post came to me on the radio on the 20th of May, declared World Bee Day. Bees support us. How are we bee-ing a leader to support them? What do we associate Bees with? Busy-ness. My spouse and I have been...
Happy Trees = Clean Air = Healthy Lungs

Happy Trees = Clean Air = Healthy Lungs

Thanks to bing.com for reminding me the 5th of June was “World Environment Day, and this year’s theme is about air quality.” The picture bing chose is looking up through tree canopy in the Amazon Rain Forest. The comment about the image says: “Why...

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