I Want to Be a Unicorn

I sometimes get caught up in magical unicorn-type thinking. If I am stubborn enough and tough enough and apply enough effort, I can change the course of history. I can steer the future if I just try harder. Dig in my heels, batten down the hatches, engage all manner of cliches… But the truth is […]

Jinx

On February 9, 2010 as part of my 43 Resolutions project (sad, failed, abandoned project) I wrote: Maybe each person only gets so much good stuff and if you try to get more than what you’ve got coming, you lose somewhere else. Right now I’ve got: health, home, reasonable financial security, a great family, etc… […]

The One Thing

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  Have you heard? Santa is coming. Good old Santa, who can make anything happen.  Anything. Scads of parents across the globe are currently in the throes of panic as they attempt to find a way to make dreams of magic come true.  Ways to make sure that […]

Object Impermanence

From Wikipedia: Object permanence is the understanding that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be seen, heard, or touched. It is acquired by human infants between 8 and 12 months of age via the process of logical induction to help them develop secondary schemes in their sensori-motor coordination. This step is the essential foundation of […]

Lost?

It is good to feel lost… because it proves you have a navigational sense of where “Home” is. You know that a place that feels like being found exists. And maybe your current location isn’t that place but, Hallelujah, that unsettled, uneasy feeling of lost-ness just brought you closer to it. ~Erika Harris I found […]