Category Writings And Observations

What You Do Today Impacts Everything, Past, Present And Future.

In every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations. ~ Iroquois proverb We Don’t Live In A Bubble These past few weeks my blog has gone fallow as I try to decide which path to take in the future. I examined many ideas and visualized different paths in […]

Where’s Doug?

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.~Mother Teresa Monkey Sabbatical You may have noticed that Doug and I have been absent from the blogosphere these past couple of weeks. We’ve been on monkey sabbatical! I ran […]

Keep Your Eyes Open.

I would like to say to people, open your eyes and find beauty where you normally don’t expect it.~ Jean Paul Gaultier You Never Know What’s Waiting To Be Noticed I walk/run every morning in the nature preserve that borders our property. I use a running app on my phone to keep track of distances, […]

A Cartload Of Monkeys.

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.~Andre Maurois Sometimes It’s Good to Get Out Of Your Head I have a large family where generation lines are are kind of fuzzy. My parents had five children, of which I’m the youngest. My oldest sister had her children fairly young, so my […]

Mindset Matters.

 I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.~Russell Wilson Letting Synchronicity Happen I’ve been taking a break to evaluate my life and where I want to go from here. I’ve set aside my […]

Signs, Omens And Guideposts.

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!~Bob Marley While Walking In The Woods… After my post about my dark night of the soul, […]

Dark Night Of The Soul.

Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.~Philip K. Dick Why? Have you ever felt like nothing makes sense anymore, and you find yourself questioning your choices and beliefs? One day you’re going along, content with your understanding of life and your role in it. The next day you wake up […]

Change Requires… Change.

What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?~E. M. Forster If It Was Good Enough For Ben… I’m working on figuring out my Life, 2.0. Until recently, I was still living on a 9 to 5 schedule, even though I’ve […]

Listening To The Signs.

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts~Coleman Cox I wasn’t planning to write a blog post today… Today was set aside to plan out what my goals will be for the next year and how to achieve […]

Life 2.0

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.~William Throsby Bridges . Starting Over, Again This past year has been a time of big changes for me. I was injured at work on April 3, 2013, required shoulder surgery and have been on temporary disability since. This life […]