Behind, beside, and beyond

Standing at a bridge that had been washed out by erosion I thought about my life. Our past is behind us, and when I would think of the past, the negative would rush forward. I had to overpower that oppression with moments that made my heart sing. Then I thought about the present, which is where Read More …

Listen, love, and legacy

I would like to dedicate this post to Ardyce C. She was my husbands’ ex-girlfriends mother, I know but let me finish. She was the kind of woman who could listen better than anyone I know. She had six wonderful children and would “mother” anyone in need of a little loving. She would get right Read More …

Change, rearrange and exchange

Learning the lesson of living agile and flexible is challenging. We took our house off the market this week. We heard strong rumors that our property could become more useful to us via a change in city code. After conversations with a close friend, we decided to redefine CHA CHA. We have changed the letters Read More …

A look at your life

Wahoo! We have set a date to put our residence of 30 plus years up for sale in two weeks. In the process, we uncluttered, detached and removed ourselves from our ownership of emotional objects that have been holding us captive here. Really, it is about taking photos (mental or real) to remember the moment in Read More …

Introduction to Austin

I love Austin and want to show some of the places that make Austin an amazing city. I have chosen some of my favorite locations by putting them in the “beat-the-heat” order. Heat order is my way of saying go inside and see the air conditioned places first and then when we go back down Read More …