Ten Things on Tuesday from Twelve-Year-Old Taylor

Today, my son and I were driving down the road, listening to “Hippie Radio” when a song came on that I had never heard. Part of the tune was whistled. Taylor, who is twelve, said, “I like songs that have whistling in them.” I’m not sure why, but that made my whole body smile. (Do … More Ten Things on Tuesday from Twelve-Year-Old Taylor

Tomatoes (Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge)

This photo was taken with my iPhone 5S. The tomatoes are from my garden. There is an art to growing things, and then there is something else about making them into a work of art. Both are gratifying.  Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge, Week 4: Challenger’s Choice – Still Life.

Pain in the Posterior vs. Partner in Progress

A few days ago, I posted a link to a podcast entitled The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People. It seems as though a message usually comes to me in multiple ways within a discrete window of time. This week is a prime example. The title of the message at my church today was “Is … More Pain in the Posterior vs. Partner in Progress

Out of Hiding

My counselor gave me a journaling assignment today.  She asked me if I had ever journaled and I told her that I write every day.  Although it isn’t technically a journal, this blog often serves the same purpose.  It lets me get my thoughts out of my head where I can then look at them … More Out of Hiding

The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People

The link below is to a podcast that was generated from a question I posed in relation to a previous podcast produced by the Institute for Self Actualization (isa).  It contains some useful tips for dealing with people that “get under your skin.”  It is the sixth in a series entitled isa Experience Podcast: Wake … More The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People

Workspace (Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge)

  This was taken with my iPhone 5S, using the Noir filter.  It is actually the work space in my bedroom.  Black & White is my favorite week of the challenge, and I particularly like the stark contrast between the ultrabook and the headphones.  I like the light reflected from the water bottle  and the … More Workspace (Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge)