Posts Tagged ‘writing’


#BlogElul: It’s That Time of Year Again!!

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

I’m sure you also find that the older you get, the faster time passes … it seems like just a few months since I last did this project, and here it has come around again. (more…)

#blogExodus 8: Expand

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

blogexodus There are several different ways to interpret this word – is it the expansion of our minds and spirituality during Passover, or is it the expansion of our bodies during the same time period? (more…)

#BlogExodus 1: Launch

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

blogexodusHappy Nisan! Today is just two weeks before Passover, and Rabbi Phyllis Sommer is launching #BlogExodus again! I’m so excited. (more…)

The Manual

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Macintosh User Manual - Scrolling

Macintosh User Manual – Scrolling by Peter Merholz, on Flickr

One of the main sources of pain in relationships is something called The Manual. We have these elaborate, usually unspoken rules about what we want other people to do so that we can feel happy. If these other people fulfill our expectations for them (which they may or may not know about), then we are happy, and if they don’t, we are disappointed and sad. Does this sound familiar? (more…)

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Fireworks

Fireworks by Nicole Beaulac, on Flickr

I can’t believe another year has gone by, just like that. So many things that have happened, so much change inside my head, so many new aspirations. So now I am thinking of new words for the year, to replace the ones that have been on my computer desktop all year long. It’s almost a new year. (more…)

Talking About Identity

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Screenshot 2014-03-14 08.44.39 Last June, my amazing friends Kaila Prins and Ito Aghayere interviewed me on their podcast, Finding Our Hunger. This was in the early days of the podcast, which has gone on to include luminaries such as Jimmy Moore, Liz Wolfe, Stefani Ruper, Dietitian Cassie, Abel James and others. Kaila and Ito have been guests hosts on the Living La Vida Low Carb Show and have generally gone from strength to strength. I am privileged to have been part of their beginning. (more…)

Six Weeks Until I Break the Streak

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Broken

Broken by Littlest Finch, on Flickr

I’ve got a great streak going on 750words.com. As I’ve boasted previously, I’m really doing well there right now. I’ve written at least 750 words every day for the past 124 days. I’m not sure what changed, but somehow it has built itself into the fabric of my days. (more…)

My Three Words for 2014

Sunday, January 5th, 2014
Words

My Words for 2014

A few years ago, Chris Brogan started a tradition of coming up with three words to focus on for the new year. It’s more helpful than New Year’s resolutions, I think. The idea is to choose words that will cover all parts of your life, such that just thinking about them every day will remind you of your hopes and plans for the new year. (more…)

So, What Are You Doing These Days?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Net Casting at Dusk Clontarf Pelican Park-1=

Net Casting at Dusk Clontarf Pelican Park-1= by Sheba_Also, on Flickr

People are kind and interested, especially if they haven’t seen you for a while. You’re sitting at a table at a community dinner, you’re chatting away, and at some point, that question comes up. Oy. (more…)

Getting That Horse Badge, Finally

Sunday, December 1st, 2013
I did it!

I did it! Click to see a larger image.

I’m so proud of myself. As my faithful readers know, I’ve been trying and failing since July to achieve a full month of consistent journalling on 750words.com. (more…)