So I've been staying up too late and keeping odd hours and am a little off kilter. Though I'm exhausted, I woke up early today even though I don't have an appointment until this afternoon. After being up about an hour, I took a nap and woke up (again) with a Huddle House craving. I … Continue reading Huddle House Mini-Awakening
. . . . one step back. I'm trying to let go of expectations and live in the present. But so far I can only do that some of the time and not all of the time. The present is so much more spacious than the past or future. The past can't be changed and … Continue reading Two steps forward. . . .
Today I was in the Tennessee Welcome Center in East Ridge for several hours. I found it interesting that most of the travelers I saw were ages 50+ and of the ones I talked with, most were traveling from Florida to the Midwest, typically Michigan. I think too many people put off traveling for their … Continue reading Don’t put off traveling
I'm having a nice break today from my brain trying to figure everything out. I met a friend at Rembrandt's for lunch, and we talked for hours. About all kinds of things, but not trying to figure it all out, just floating from topic to topic, impression to impression, with a a few silences when … Continue reading No topic
So what do you do when you don't know what to do? I'm talking about life and tipping points. Ever since I left teaching, I've not had a set path. I've tried several directions, the current one being Chattanooga Sidewalk Tours. The few tours I've given have been very well-received, but they have been very … Continue reading Tipping Points
So what do you do when your life has been twisted up and around? That's what people in the area are dealing with after the tornadoes, but this situation makes me think of our lives in general as well. Emotional or spiritual twisters hit us at various times of our lives. I just watched a … Continue reading After Effects
I noticed that today I've been more irritable than normal. I also have felt more tired since the tornadoes. I wonder if both the tiredness and irritability can be attributed to the emotional stresses of life-threatening storms, although survived, and the aftermath of seeing the damages and profound affects on so many people? My guess … Continue reading Tired and irritated
Wednesday's weather was more than wild and woolly. It was devastating for many, many people in this area and all across Alabama and parts of Georgia and Tennessee. Air flow that in the winter brings us snow brought us tornadoes. Lots of them. I've never seen a Doppler weather map before that had so many … Continue reading The More Later