“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes…” Steve Jobs I have spent my whole life trying to fit in. Right from when I was a kid. Trying to be as outgoing and confident as my siblings. Trying to be as cool as my friends.Continue reading “A square peg and a round hole.”
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Elizabeth, my hero.
“If you can let go of passion and follow your curiosity, your curiosity might just lead you to your passion.” Elizabeth Gilbert I had a moment this morning. Something that has been silently bothering me my whole life just became clear. And I have to thank Elizabeth Gilbert for it. I am not a hugeContinue reading “Elizabeth, my hero.”
Round two, buckle my shoe.
“I live my life based on 2 principles. One, I live as if today was my last day on earth. Two, I live today as if I am going to live forever.” Osho Here we go again… another foot surgery. Last one best one, as they say. Or so I am telling myself. Leading upContinue reading “Round two, buckle my shoe.”
A belated happy new year.
“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” Oprah Winfrey I used to be one of those people that couldn’t wait for a year to be over. The end of a crappy year, so I could start a new one. Something better that I hoped was waitingContinue reading “A belated happy new year.”
Fat, drunk, and broke.
“Don’t let people make you feel guilty when you are the only one following all of the rules.” G.R. Smith A few weeks ago, I double-booked myself. I had to make a choice of which date to keep and which one to disappoint. It was a difficult choice as both dates were with friends IContinue reading “Fat, drunk, and broke.”
Thank you, me.
“Be thankful for every new challenge. Each will give you more strength, wisdom and character.” Kristen Butler Happy Thanksgiving. A day to pause and be thankful for all that we have. All that we are blessed with. I’ll start. Wait… Who do I thank for all these things that make my life and heart soContinue reading “Thank you, me.”
“One day you will tell your story of how you’ve overcome what you are going through now, and it will become part of someone else’s survival guide.” unknown So in a previous post, I talked about a TV show about emotional abuse and how I was lovingly warned against watching it out of concern forContinue reading “Trigger happy.”
If not now, then when?
“Be fearless in trying new things, whether they are physical, mental, or emotional, since being afraid can challenge you to go to the next level.” Rita Wilson This past weekend, I attended a writers’ festival. The Wine Country Writers’ Festival, to be precise, if you were wondering. I had no idea what to expect orContinue reading “If not now, then when?”
My biggest competitor.
“Competition is healthy. It makes you work harder and strive for more and try to find that extra one or two percent in your game that you could possibly improve.” Bernhard Langer Do you compare yourself to others? I do. And when I feel I fall short of someone else in whatever it is theyContinue reading “My biggest competitor.”
The Traffic Jam
“Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” Leo Tolstoy Heads up… I am going on a bit of a rant here but stick with me… I do get toContinue reading “The Traffic Jam”