Tag Archives: Consideration

Wasted Wisdom

There are things I would have told any offspring I may have had, if I’d chosen to do my part in propagating the species. A few of them came to mind earlier this week. Money is not better than character. Cosmetic … Continue reading

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Gumption Deficiency

There are some people who are beyond help. Helpless not from lack of intellect, or ability, but from a gumption deficiency (GD) that transcends basic laziness. I’m familiar with a few people who are downtrodden by the affliction, men and … Continue reading

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Parallel Lives

I’ve been pretty lucky for knowing that my life is temporary, savoring the easy times and slogging through the horrendous ones. It’s not the stuff or the places I wish I had more time for, it’s the people. That’s irregular … Continue reading

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I, II, III, Happy

I. Yesterday, I dragged the carcass out after spending all day Tuesday stuck at my desk. Self employment is a lot of work, very little control, and sporadic gratification. I continue on because my husband depends on me to look … Continue reading

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Neighborhood People

The neighborhood is expansive. On yesterday’s stroll, I saw a business friend whose husband died less than a month ago. I didn’t know. I waved to her outside her office window and she grabbed her coat to come out to … Continue reading

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Graceful Good Manners

Today, I am inspired by another blogger’s incredible grace. I like to follow political tags to see what the rest of the country is thinking. In my ewanderings, I’ve discovered points of view that are more conservative than my own … Continue reading

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Three Things

Lately, I have been discouraged and whiny. I still am a little bit, but yet again I have been the recipient of quiet kindness, which is always a happy surprise. Someone who doesn’t know me at all had an unfortunate … Continue reading

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Do Not Disturb

Someone’s grandmother once said, “Don’t tell me any bad news, take care of it yourself.” She was serious and I thought she was very selfish. Now I feel the way she did. I don’t want to hear any more bad … Continue reading

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You Who?

Solitary is not sad. I need to be alone, in my own good company, to do as I please at my pace, every so often. It has always been so. It can be a source of conflict in romantic relationships. It … Continue reading

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