Monthly Archives: June 2011

Charlie gets inside my head

I’ve never been to a therapist, but Charlie must be the next best thing. It’s funny to let someone see so far into your head/personality in such a brief period of time. Today he called me whimsical, in the pixieish … Continue reading

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You’re never too old to be young

My housekeeper, Eloise, is older than either what my fridge would be in human years or Charlie, my career coach.   She used to be my friend Lacey’s housekeeper and when Lacey moved away she began working for me.   … Continue reading

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The supermarket and other such local adventures

There are funny little perks that come with not working Monday through Friday during the hours of 9-5, like great parking at the shops.   The supermarket, however, is a mixed bag as it is full of blue-hairs during the … Continue reading

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The world unfurled

I have a big 4′ x 3′ world map that used to hang in my office and inspire me through many a rough day.   Yesterday I unleashed that baby from its rubber band shackling.  Ah, my old friend, we … Continue reading

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Beau

I met my friend Pam at the stables this afternoon to go riding (that’s Pam’s arm in the photo!). We ride the stables’ horses and it is a bit like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates in that you never know … Continue reading

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Yeah! Its the weekend! Week 1 in review:

I need some structure!   My friend Rob, who was also recently let go from the same company, actually warned me about this but I thought he was referring more to finding things to keep myself busy and not becoming … Continue reading

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Phone funk

I’m in a bit of a funk today and I’m pretty sure my phone(s) caused it. I like my techie gadgets but I don’t like cell phones.  I’m “old school” on the subject of people paying attention to who they … Continue reading

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One of my equine friends

This is Dribbles (never let a kid name an animal). Doesn’t he look sweet? He really is a very nice horse, and a pleasure to ride, but apparently he has quite the reputation for being a bully in the pasture … Continue reading

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I think my fridge has become my spiritual advisor!

My dear friend Kim came over the other day with her two young boys and a gift of Godiva chocolates to celebrate my new found freedom.   The boys found my fridge entertaining as it is covered with magnets from … Continue reading

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A list of my travels

Here is a list of the countries / nations / territories that I have visited, I may have forgotten one or two!   I have been on multi-day hiking and biking trips in many of these countries and have ridden a … Continue reading

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