Tag Archive | gratefulness

Grateful to be Back…Ode to Electricity

Like many places in the country, my family and I recently experienced a lengthy power outage. Although we never got the snow we were promised, there was snow all around and we got plenty of ice. We’ve lived in this house for nearly 30 years. It’s in town and in the past we’d never lost […]

Getting Your Chi On

The other day, I walked into our local natural foods store for the first time (I know it’s hard to believe it was the first time, but I grow my own, and no, I live in Oregon, not Washington, so it’s not what you’re thinking) and wandered over to the essential oils section, looking for […]

Inadequacy and Gratefulness As We Head Into the New Year

  Sometimes reading other writers’ blogs makes me feel inadequate. I see how much they get done; that they follow 50+ blogs, actively leaving messages, befriending folks, etc., while at the same time posting several times a week themselves, all the while working on a novel (or three), and perhaps working full-time and/or raising a […]