My Odd family friend, Rachel, sent me a link to a really great article about a concept coined “Thought Partners”. According to the link, a “thought partner is someone who Challenges your thinking, Causes you to modify or change your paradigms, assumptions or actions, Has information or a way of thinking that provokes you to … Continue reading Thought Partners Challenge Your Thinking!
To do or not to do? That is the question. No, I am not on Facebook all day, which I suppose would be the equivalent of sitting on the couch eating bon-bons in the old days. Monday through Friday, I drive Cole to and from school, (45 minutes each way) check five or six campers in … Continue reading To Do or Not To Do that is the Question
I just ordered Chinese food. Cole fixed himself a plate and promptly dropped it. He swore and was furious - a tired, worn-out teen. I took a deep breath, ignored the curse, and showed him how easily and quickly it could all be cleaned up. My motto: If it’s not grape juice on white, it’s … Continue reading My Higher Self…
As we move into the New Year, I thought it might be helpful to republish my tips for how to stay stuck. After all, we don't all want to move forward, grow, or create resolutions. Some of us just want to stay stuck and I would like to offer a few tips to support these … Continue reading Tips for Staying Stuck
Est-I Got It While Fall de-cluttering, I happened upon my old est notebooks. I’m not a saver and could not believe the notebook had made the “move cut” over the years. I also wondered why I didn’t remember this box of old est musings. Odd. “I Got It” in 1980, in a Hilton ballroom in … Continue reading I Got It! Did You?
TWO WOLVES One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. "One is Evil - It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. "The … Continue reading Life Explained-Cherokee Story
Monday, I had a dental appointment to have a root canal. This was my first visit to this dentist, but since almost all of my dental experiences have been positive, I expected the best. Walking into the office, a sign greeted me that read, “Turn off Cell Phones. No Food or Drinks.” The receptionist did … Continue reading Gut Feelings–Our Inner Compass.
Tattoos. My Uncle Mike was in the Marine Corps. He has a dragon tattoo on his arm. For many Marines, getting a tattoo was a rite of passage. They commonly got their forearms inscribed to remember fallen comrades, combat tours, or loved ones, and often ask for exotic designs that incorporate the Marine motto, Semper Fi, … Continue reading Tattoo talk. What do you think?
Why Odd. Jane is celebrating her one-year blog anniversary today. Who is Jane? Jane writes a blog called, They Call Me Jane. Jane’s blog is fun, current and a little Odd. I think you might enjoy reading it. My new blog friend, Jane, wrote a post challenging us to write about blogging. She gave us … Continue reading My Odd Family
Sometimes I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then. We thought we had all the time in the world to laugh, have fun, and do wild and crazy things. We didn’t. Odd. This message is short enough to be a twitter update; yet long enough to tell you now what I didn't know … Continue reading I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then