“Get Out of My Head!”

“Get Out of My Head!”

There was a song trending for about a minute: “Get Out of My Head”, by Shane Codd. A fast beat and empowering message about pushing-back against a controlling lover. I streamed it while I was working-out or cleaning the house. Whenever I needed more energy. But lately...
Wisdom, Pre-Internet

Wisdom, Pre-Internet

I grew from child to adult with little practical guidance from the people around me. As I think back, there was only one person – my maternal grandmother – who seemed to have survival-basics on lock. Strength. Persistence. Courage. Commitment. She’s been gone...
“Dear Snowflake: you’re not alone.”

“Dear Snowflake: you’re not alone.”

The Snowflake Generation ( aka, millennials) is on its way out of the social-media spotlight. The next generation? Already its own meme. Still, there’s obviously a lot of comedic-value in making fun of Snowflakes. Friday nights I tune in to a well-known Boomer...
The Truth About Trade-Offs

The Truth About Trade-Offs

I can relate. Under pandemic stress, we made choices based on new realities. And some choices brought unexpected consequences. Moving to the country? A hassle now, driving long distances for supplies. Raising home-grown chickens? Who knew they needed so much care and...
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