A badass midlife??? What does that mean? OK, the midlife part is pretty obvious, but what makes it badass? How can I make it badass? Where do I start? … More A badass midlife???
Holy guacamole, guys – I’m FIFTY! Well, whether I had plans or not, I’m here. At this place and point in time. And here’s what I’ve figured out so far: … More Holy guacamole, I’m 50!
My mother Davida would have been 70 years old today. She died at 64. I can never hear that Beatles tune without thinking of her. She lived long enough to attend my wedding and celebrate my son Rafi’s first birthday. She will never know the grand-daughter Dvora who is named for her. My mother was … More Missing Mom [Reposted from August 2011]
I’m Diggin’ Fridays – loving my veggie garden even when an irate neighbor sends a nasty note. Check it out! … More I’m Diggin’ Friday: Gardening Bums
Short check-in today because I was up until midnight last night finishing my synopsis and plan to spend tonight away from the computer. Writing is going well – I came up with a new story, pitched it and submitted a two-page synopsis. Waiting for feedback and then I have a month to write it. My … More It’s Alright By Me
Beachcombing is one my all-time favorite activities. And why not? It happens outdoors, by the ocean and it’s best done barefoot! There’s a certain mystery about it: I can never anticipate what I’ll find and I’m sure never to find the same thing twice. (This is also why I love shopping at secondhand stores). Beachcombing … More Sunday Beachcombing Booty: the Environment, Health, Writing and More
The Great Barrier Reef is a living coral landscape stretching more than 1700 miles along Australia’s eastern shore, home to 5,000 types of mollusks, 1,800 species of fish, 125 kinds of sharks, and innumerable miniature marine organisms. … More Wonderful Waterful Wednesday: The Magnificent and Fragile Great Barrier Reef
Welcome to Wonderful Waterful Thursday! WWT as I like to call it is the extra special blog post that follows what would otherwise have been Wonderful Waterful Wednesday, if I hadn’t spent an extra five hours waiting in Baltimore-Washington Airport for a flight to California… What is a “Sometimes Ocean”? If you’ve ever visited the … More Wonderful Waterful Thursday(?): Life in a Sometimes Ocean
Our lives still depend on the seas. Oceans produce the air we breath and the food we eat. Isn’t it time we gave something back? … More Wonderful Waterful Wednesday: Preserving the Blue Frontier
It’s the end of week one of a Round of Words in 80 Days and the beginning of a three-month long journey to turn writing goals into long-term habits. … More A Round of Words in 80 Days: Swinging Through Week One