Category Archives: choices

Buy the socks

A few weeks ago my friend Leslie and I went to hear Anne Lamott who was on a book tour for her new book, Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy. It was at least the third time I have heard Anne Lamott.  One … Continue reading

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Sometimes we stop

Life doesn’t always go as planned.  Sometimes we are stopped. This was the plan:  Go to yoga teacher training on Friday night and learn modifications for sun salutations (that happened).  Go to Global Mala at the Vulcan on Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Farm to table: a day of preparation

I generally begin my Saturday mornings at the Tuscaloosa River Market.  The photo shows some of what I found last Saturday.  Vegetables came from a number of farmers (and a couple of things from the grocery store).   My biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Days like this: Self care

I had a three day weekend due to MLK day.  It’s been restful and low key.  Last night I attended the Realizing the Dream concert for the first time since coming to UA.  Often I am out of town this … Continue reading

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On the horizon: Looking at the future, being present

I began this post a few weeks ago during the midst of #Quest2016. It was based on the synthesis for the week’s prompts.  But I didn’t get it finished in all the holiday and end of semester flurry.  So, here … Continue reading

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#nofailure: Perspective is the key

Saturday’s question for #Quest2016 came from Debbie Millman, writer, educator, artist, host of Design Matters.  I was not familiar with Millman’s work so I went and listened to some podcasts during the day.  They were delightful discussions about creativity and … Continue reading

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What’s knocking? #Quest2016

Prompt two greeted me in my inbox this morning.  Jonathan Fields, author, dad, founder of the Good Life Project,  challenged the group with the following: You wake up to discover a knock at your door. A wealthy uncle you barely … Continue reading

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