Golden Pineapple Fruit

Get On Your Case

“I’ve been on my case” said Judith when we spoke today.

Judith called to involve me in a joint venture, and in the course of the conversation she used the phrase “no problem” seven or eight times. It was a pleasant, interesting conversation. She was an engaging and intelligent woman who knew her stuff, and as the conversation went on I kept getting distracted as I noticed the little hairs on the back of my neck wiggle every time she used the phrase that began with “No.”

Empty Shelves

Corporate Made Me Do It

I walked into the mailbox store last week to pick up my mail. The counter inside the door, usually filled with business cards and flyers from the mailbox holders and the local merchants was empty. Naked. Unadorned. It struck me immediately as strange and left me feeling sad, disconnected, and odd. For so long those…

Happy Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day

A day dedicated to love. How nice.   Everyone every where seems to be smiling today. At the farmer’s market this morning, the several stops I made today, even the dry cleaners where I complained about the stains they added to my cute little red jacket.   The supermarket seemed brimming with couples picking out…

Core Strength

Core Strength

Happy New Year!   Today’s my first day back to exercising and blogging in a few weeks. A nasty cold, some minor surgery, and the holidays out of state visiting family has kept me away from both.   It feels good to back.   This morning at my “Extreme Stretch” class my brain kicked into…