Friday, July 26, 2013

Good Enough

Sometimes things are good enough.  Once I heard that a good artist knows when to stop.  I'm thinking about this today because my house isn't yet in its ideal condition and I am going to have company for the next two weeks.  Part of the vinyl is still not cleaned perfectly, and there are still boxes sitting at the end of the hallway.  The company I'm having will barely notice, and they are the kind of people who will help me to take care of some of the tasks I have left over from the move.  I am so thankful for that!  So, it's good enough for now; this is just how it is until it gets to the next stage.  My focus is now turned to enjoying my people.  :)

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Do the thing

You have a dream, a vision or how you want your life to be.  It can be that way. You can't just wish it into existence, you can't just think about it or pray about it.  You have to take action in small ways and in large ways sometimes.  In my experience the small ways can be most powerful.  Make a decision today to do something that moves you toward the life you would REALLY LOVE living.  Set the image of that life in your mind, look around you and see what can be done right now with things you have in your life right here. Do that thing.

Friday, July 12, 2013

I forgot

How easy it is to make coffee.  How much I love walking the dog.  How nice it is to have my patio under foot and enjoy the amazing artwork there.  How good it feels to know I don't have to travel this weekend, or next weekend, or any weekend unless I want to.
I did NOT forget how many amazing people I have in my life, how fortunate I am to meet new wonderful people wherever I go, and how full my heart is with the possibility presented in each moment.
I am happy.  Thanks to you.

Monday, July 8, 2013


For the first time in 6 years all of my stuff is in one place.  Things are not so different now, except that I am 6 years older, have more grey hair and some extra weight. Only one dog came home with me, and he is deaf.  Tuck is still a great companion, and sticks close to me when I am home.  The vinyl floors aren't good for chasing his toys, so we do that in the bedroom where it's carpeted.

It is amazing how many toothbrushes I have!  Along with partially used tubes of toothpaste, bottles of shower gel and shampoos.  I have a suitcase for every length trip imaginable, and doubles if not triples on electronic stuff... chargers, laptops, cases for those, head sets, TVs.  I intend to donate a bunch of this to the Boys and Girls Clubs [they will come pick it up!] or pass it along to others in need.  I am holding a couple of things for people who have been staying at my house in my absence, and hope to give those back soon, too.

I just want to take all the clothes in my closet and give them away.  While I've been working out of town, I've had a pretty scaled-back household... It will take awhile, and I know this place will start looking like me again soon.

I so appreciate that the house is here for me and has helped others to get on their feet while I've been away.  It's good to be home.