Tag Archive for 'relationships'

I turned forty last month, and shortly after my birthday, I had an amazing conversation with some of my Sunday class regulars just after the class had ended. (Incidentally, why are post-workout conversations so fabulous? Is it that we know we should be elsewhere, moving on with our day? Is it the rush of endorphins […]

(There are affiliate links in here. If you click on it and then buy from Amazon, I will get a few cents from your purchase. Or dollars if you are a high roller. It helps justify my blogging and you don’t pay any more than normal, so thanks.) I turned 40 last week. Between the […]

I hope your holidays were the right blend of fun, noise, mess and peace, warmth, and rest. Or, at the very least, you are going to be able to catch up on some rest this weekend. I had a couple of friends go through some really emotionally-trying, challenging life events over the holiday so for […]

The holidays can wield such a double-edged sword, can’t they? On the one hand, this time of year is filled with family, friends, tradition, delicious food, and celebration. On the other hand, this time of year also brings with it jam-packed schedules, making self-care even more of a challenge. For people with anxiety over food, […]

I just love Japanese Maples in the fall.  I snapped this picture outside my neighbors’ house.  Their Japanese Maple turned the most delicious colors and dropped all of its leaves at once, creating a carpet of gorgeous on the sidewalk. Speaking of delicious and fall, these Ginger Molasses Cookies look so amazing.  I’ve recently had […]

When I can, I love to get out for a nice, long walk.  I have recently started listening to podcasts when I go out.  One of my favorite podcasts is On Being with Krista Tippett.  It is described as: … a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about the big questions at the […]