What It Is Wednesday: Being Reactive

I hate being reactive. I hate that I sometimes let people manipulate my feelings–joy occasionally, anger and jealousy mostly–for the sheer enjoyment of my emotional reaction.   Even more, I hate that I often don’t…

What It Is Wednesday: Time Speeds Up

For a few years now, I’ve been feeling the energy of autumn not at the end of August or in September but the first week of August, even when it’s 105 outside. Like sensing 2nd…

What It Is Wednesday: The Magical Gift of Synchronicity

  I love synchronicity, those sudden coincidences or long-growing life-changers that are changes of direction on our life maps and sometimes intersections with something or someone we never dreamed of. If ever there was a…

What It Is Wednesday: What Do I Want?

  All my Father’s Day weekend company left, and I’m looking at a long list of chores and projects that “should have been done already,” like…weeks ago…that I feel the need to stress over because…

What It Is Wednesday: Is It ME with Drama?

  Whoa.  What happened?  I’m not the one with drama.  I’m never the one with drama.  That’s other people, people all around me, but not me.  But then, why am I feeling the ups and…

What It Is Wednesday: Through the Lens of The Last Guy

  So I…I met someone.  Um, yeah. You think you’re surprised?  Ha.  Think about how I feel. I honestly didn’t think I’d ever allow myself to be stirred again, out of self-defense, let alone actually meet…