Pondering

The Crime of Loving

“The crime of loving is forgetting.” ~ Maurice Chevalier I’m sure this sentiment can be taken many ways, but right now, to me, it means that I have been loving living lately and have forgotten all about my computer.  Seriously! I can’t remember the last time I opened my computer (until today) because I’ve been […]

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Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

I miss writing so much.  When I’m not writing, I’m thinking about what I’m going to write about when I get the chance. Then the chance comes, and I don’t take advantage of it.  Sound familiar? I have this constant swirl of words and ideas spinning around in my head, and don’t take the time […]

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Still Mulling it Over

I’ve taken a couple of days to process Bin Laden’s death, and while I am still not finished, I feel the need to write. The second feeling I had (after disbelief) was relief.  After that, I felt sadness and disgust toward the people who were celebrating in the streets. Everywhere I looked, I saw images […]

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While You are Alive, Live!

We are not hearing positive things about expatriating to Europe, but I am not waiting to live my life. I choose to not postpone joy. Today I have happiness, and hope, and love, and excitement for the future. The blessings I count as mine are not temporary; I will possess them no matter what I […]

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Is Ignorance Really Bliss?

Do the very things we take for granted do us more harm than good? Is assuming that the way things are right at this very moment is the way things will stay – forever and ever, amen – a good thing? How did you feel when you became aware of a bit of new, ground-breaking […]

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Mean People Suck

Who hasn’t seen and/or related to that bumper sticker? I believe that you can substitute in place of the word “mean” any characteristic in another human being that you don’t like. The things I insert vary throughout the day, given my mood and my surroundings, but today I would insert the word “Conniving”. How do […]

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