Category Archives: Daily Post

What can you possibly say?

What do you say to a friend who has told you that she has just learned that she has four months to live? I wrote about my co-worker who was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma shortly after giving birth to her second … Continue reading

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Today is the Day!

Face it: our days are numbered.  No matter what situation we find ourselves in, our physical bodies will give out sometime.  One could be morbid and give up, knowing that.  Or one could choose to live more fully.  The way … Continue reading

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Facing Mortality

Life events can have a profound effect.  We all know that.  But even the little things…events that we hear about others can change us in very profound ways.  That is the way it was for me.  How many times have … Continue reading

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Its a long way

Daily Prompt: Ha Ha Ha. (This is an original joke.  That is, no one told it to me; I thought of it.) A well-traveled man found himself in an exotic restaurant thousands of miles from his home.  It was the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Bookworm

Daily Prompt: Bookworm.  John Irving: IN ONE PERSON Having read almost everything John Irving has written (but none recently), I was looking forward to this one.  His biography includes The World According to Garp (quite good), Cider House Rules (another … Continue reading

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The everything pill

» Daily Prompt: Red Pill, Blue Pill by michelle w. on June 4, 2013 If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: The Zone

Daily Prompt: The Zone. There are two ways that are most effective for me to zone out.  I have been practicing meditation for many years, off and on, and have come to a point where I know where I want … Continue reading

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