This morning I woke startled to no alarm and immediately began to freak out. I had less than 2hrs to get to the New Years Day "Drouthy Bear Set the Pace 5K" in Camden, Maine - 65mi from my home. What a great way to start the New Year! Then "my-selves" started their familiar internal… Continue reading Conversation with My-selves (Part 1)
I have wanted to particulate in a 365-day photo challenge for years, but for one reason or another (debilitating self-doubt, frivolous excuses, general anxiety, fear of rejection) never committed to the desired task. However unlike previous years, I look forward to 2018's new challenges, obstacles, freedom ... because through these, we grow. If everything were… Continue reading Focusing Senses & Imagination for 2018
172 days. That's how long it's been since I imbibed alcohol. This is the longest I have gone without alcohol in my life. During the past few weeks and months, the dreams depicting drinking or drunken episodes have subsided a bit. I still avoid the grocery aisle with liquor and beer. I do not put… Continue reading When a bottle has your name on it…
2017 ... WOW! You've been an intense year full of unexpected surprises. Earlier I wrote my first article and had not anticipated writing another until next week. However after reading Susie Lindau's Blessed Project, I felt inspired to reflect on this year's gracious moments and lessons learned. Please check out the above link for the most… Continue reading Reflections of 2017 (“Blessed Project”)
I could come back to it eventually when I had something worthy to say. Perhaps I did not think my thoughts had validation. I must take ownership and responsibility.