#5

I look at my paycheck and say, “Oh, if I didn’t have to pay taxes.” If paying taxes was an option I might opt out, but then I would be living in a country with no amenities or protection. I take comfort in knowing there are first responders that will come to my aid. Oh...

#4

I hate weeding and wonder why I can’t learn to love them growing in my yard. They were here long before man existed. They have a right to grow wherever they want. I should tend to them the way I tend to my other plants. I don’t do that because they look messy, and I...

#3

Today is a beautiful sunny day. A week ago it was a beautiful rainy day and before that it was a beautiful cloudy day. I’m sorry, did I say beautiful rainy and cloudy days? I look outside my window on a beautiful sunny day and see the beautiful water in the bay and the lush...

#2

Once a month I have lunch with my friends. We worked together for many years and couldn’t imagine not seeing each other again. We laugh and tell stories of what’s been happening in our lives. Then when it is time to leave, we set the next date, and I walk away feeling uplifted. I am reminded...

#1

I asked the universe, “What shall I do with my time?” It told me to write little nuggets of thought. I imagine you’re wondering if that’s really what happened, and if I were to say yes you might think I’ve jumped off the deep end. The truth is, I jumped off in 2006 and landed in a...