A new chapter

I didn’t bother doing a year-end wrap up blog post for 2018. I haven’t been journalling much at all, and it was a pretty quiet year for the most part. Plus, those kinds of posts have always felt forced, as if I should have something profound to say as the … Read more

I’m back

It’s been a while. In fact, it’s been nearly six months since I wrote a journal post of any kind. At the beginning of the year, I noted that I wanted to begin a daily practice of journaling. My success there, as with many of the things I mentioned, kinda … Read more

Progressing to Simple

I’ve been journaling my various back and gut maladies enough lately that I need not delve any further into that topic for the time being. As such, a brief update on the other main thing taking my attention; the march toward a simpler, more minimalist lifestyle. We’ve been slowly moving … Read more

Tepid

If there’s a word I hate, it’s tepid. Nothing but a negative connotation, I always have a mental image of a cat gingerly dipping it’s paw in water, shaking it off and walking away. From dictionary.com: adjective 1. moderately warm; lukewarm: tepid water. 2. characterized by a lack of force … Read more

A Good Start to 2017

The biggest problem with deciding you want to make some significant change is the dilemma between just trying to do it all, or to prioritize and discern. I started with the former, but over the past two months I’ve had to move toward the latter. So, in no particular order, just a recap of January for my records. In summary, things are moving in the right direction on all fronts, some more quickly than others. I’m focusing on self-improvement, reading and writing more, small health issues are resolving and the bike and run is on track.

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