Monthly Archives: July 2011

George Carlin, The Swami of “Stuff”

Minimalism and change seem to be recurring themes that I keep running in to lately. Of course, this just may have something to do with the blogs I read, the twitter tweeps I follow, and the links that radiate out from both sources. … Continue reading

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A Walking Meditation

My daily walking meditation around the neighborhood; my time to enjoy the beauty of nature, and let my mind center itself. The fields are always changing; from green in Spring to golden brown in summer. And still, with change, they are beautiful. … Continue reading

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Aquarium of The Bay, San Francisco

We spent a weekend with our grandson in San Francisco recently.  Interesting that any plans we had for what we wanted him to see quickly evaporated when he saw a picture of a shark on a banner at Pier 39 … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Colorful

I took this photo at one of the San Francisco Ferry Building’s many shops selling some pretty wonderful things.

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Circus Vargas Comes To Town

I wrote a prelude to the circus several days ago; we went to see the show this last Saturday with our grandson and some of our grown “children”. There is something about a circus that turns an adult all goofy … Continue reading

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A Postscript to Anger Management

So incredibly incredible that I should just go to my email, several hours after having written the previous post on anger management, my torment of yesterday and the better part of today and find this in my in box. A … Continue reading

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Anger Management

I’ve spent the better part of today stewing about someone who pushed my buttons yesterday. I was upset about it last night, and  woke up this morning in full blown, seething anger. It’s like it spent the night fermenting. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hot

I hear the Midwest is heading to a big heat wave. We had ours last week. Now, we are enjoying some pretty delectable weather, mid 70′s today. As I went on my walkabout at noon I began to feel the heat, … Continue reading

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Salsa From The Grill

My husband and I are, as he likes to say, ex-TexMex. We are expats from the Lone Star State. We moved away from San Antonio a loooong time ago and have made California home. We have not left our Mexican culture or … Continue reading

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A Prelude To The Circus

We drove over the Altamont Pass last Saturday to have lunch in San Ramon, a city in the East Bay of San Francisco.  We came around a bend in the freeway in Dublin (California) and off to the right was … Continue reading

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