Day 381. So the app I use tells me as of today I have avoided drinking 3,817.5 glasses of wine! This is based on drinking habit data I entered when I signed up for the app. If that number doesn't drive home to me how much I used to drink ... well... it DOES definitely … Continue reading That’s 3,817.5 glasses I didn’t drink
Day 380. “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” -- The Wizard of Oz A beloved book and film for a reason - it is a beautiful story of a journey to self. Of a girl trying to get 'home' (the archetype of the Hero's Journey), meeting up with a scarecrow who wants … Continue reading We’re off to see the wizard …
Day 378. Gather 'round all my younger readers - and also those who are of my vintage - as I share some silliness from a fairly revolutionary comedy series from the late sixties: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in. One of the cast, Arte Johnson, played the ridiculous Wolfgang, a german soldier who would raise his head … Continue reading Very interesting …. but stupid!
Day 376. “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh Seeking freedom from my thoughts, including bitterness, regrets. There is none wiser than Thich for a view … Continue reading Freedom
Day 375. Sometimes I feel like I'm on top of the world Ms. Got It Goin' On .... And sometimes I feel like I have been on this planet for many, many years and have learned NOTHING. Destined to hit the rinse-and-repeat button forever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fDYbvQgaIU *Mount Eiger, Switzerland
Day 372. My dear friend and I lived our wild days in the era of Stayin' Alive disco. I don't want to say I'm old... so I'll let YOU say I'm old LOL. We've known each other over FORTY YEARS ... through college, through our get-through-college jobs, through all manner of boyfriends, and drinking shenanigans … Continue reading Drinkin’ buddies
Day 370. I'm usually near enough to London that I could have gone to this upcoming Festival... and I sure will make it my business to attend the next one! How amazing to have dozens upon dozens of booths and sponsors who offer full ranges of non-alcoholic beverages. From non-alcoholic versions of alcohol, to full-on … Continue reading What an event … Alcohol-free drinks fest!