There are some things that have passed or fallen out of fashion that I still like and wish were more widespread. There are some things that exist today that I love and there are things that are being projected for the future that fill me with wonder and others that fill me with dread.
It hurts to be rejected. It hurts to be rejected and to have to face that rejection in the presence of others again and again.
What if I dug more in the why of the goal or the thing that was fun to dream up but wont' get finished? What if that gives me alternate ways to achieve the why and 'finish' that instead.
As someone who's on the anxious side of things, I use control to try to calm my fears. Spoiler alert.... it doesn't work. I struggle between controlling the details in the productive sense and not tipping over into peak anxiety.
Hum or hmmmmm... roughly the sound I made when I realised I was using hum-ility and hum-iliation interchangeably. Not interchangeably, but depending on how I felt at the time, I was telling the same story but using -ility- or -iliation- baseded on my emotional state.
I often hear Jeannie's lament Why does Ferris get to ditch when everyone else has to go? echoing around my head when I'm feeling lost, frustrated, thwarted, ignored, unheard, unnoticed, misunderstood and just plain treated unfairly.
We’re both over big cities and looking forward to moving somewhere smaller. There are more than 4 million people in Melbourne, so there are plenty of smaller options, we’re not talking about moving to a tiny town where everyone knows each other’s name, more like somewhere you can cross town in under 4 hours in peak traffic.
There was a factory fire near our house yesterday and we opted to stay in the city. It was a bit of an adventure. Reminded us of the days of my husband's touring. He was out of town filming a project and by the time we made the decision I had left the office and … Continue reading Post 396 – Evacuate
My husband is right, again. Bless him. He's been right for years though I haven't always seen it. I'm much more open to seeing it now. He's also gracious enough not to take any pleasure when he is being right, if he thinks my being wrong is causing me pain. Today he's right that not getting the … Continue reading Post 394 – He’s right
There are many ways to be in the world. At the moment it seems like judging or denying anyone's right to anything is an outrage-able offence.