Miscellaneous thought soup ~ 8-11-2017

It’s a beautiful evening.  The sun has dipped down behind the trees, relieving our part of the earth’s surface (and its inhabitants) of its scorching rays, even if the temperature remains at an unnatural height.  I’m sitting on the deck overlooking the grassy wooded courtyard of our apartment complex, swatting away the incessant mosquitos, which … More Miscellaneous thought soup ~ 8-11-2017

Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

I’m one of those hopeless nostalgics, the ones who lament about the fading away of the “good old days” and desperately, futilely tried to bring them back or recreate them somehow. Bah!  Humbug. 😉 I think I’m finally beginning to embrace the newest Turn of the Century.  In fact, I’m almost beginning to feel comfortable … More Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

Gratitude 

Thanksgiving Day in the US (and Canada, for that matter) is a long way off.  But I’m thankful anyway.  Who says there has to be a designated day for giving thanks? I am thankful for so many of the Little Things that actually become Big Things in a real hurry if you lose the ability … More Gratitude 

Shedding 

I probably should have written this in the years 2014 or 2015, because after all, that’s how I spent the former (I did allude to it, in this post about my year 2014 in review, though).  To give myself a little credit, I did indeed make a reference to it in 2014’s year-end post, but … More Shedding