I've hit an age where I am unimpressed by so many things. This is Oliver. I fostered him from 2 weeks. Someone tossed him out the window, considering him a 'less than' cat. He was one of the cutest kittens I ever fostered. Today, a year later, one of the BEST cats I've even been … Continue reading #Live_in_Awe
Some companies are just better than others. Canva is one of the good ones. Here's a reminder, untouched and unedited ... applies to all who are making big life transitions.
inspiration for your writing .... are you writing? Surviving? Creating your life? Wishing you had more exposure for your small business?
For most of my 2021-2022 social media has been a RE-action to something someone else was saying or doing. MOST of social media is that. A reaction or response to other people's opinions. Wild Woman Sisterhood If y'all are here (for example) 'cause I called out the fake christians or fake anybody's for that matter … Continue reading Action or Reaction? Sunday edition
I got hacked ... again. When that happens, you have to go cleanse ALL of your social media and wish you had Anonymous to help you clean up the dirty, dirty dirt bags who find joy in hurting other people. Those feckers. Why else am I salty lately? Because people get salty. It's an unrealistic … Continue reading I’m SUPER Salty these days … maybe it’s the heat? Or … maybe social media is a shite show?
Not a one of us knows everything ... we're not a library. So? Is happiness ONLY about being something ... or can it be the absence of something too? I say yes. Photo by Olena Bohovyk on Pexels.com Happiness is also ... Avoiding toxic people Never having to work with abusive people Seeing narcissism for … Continue reading Happiness is …
Thanks Canva ... for offering the meme business. Doing their own thing Minding their own business Staying in their own lane Creating their own lives, for their own lives That's what they (the experts) tell us .... right? What about those people who are VERY happy while: Butting into other people's business Poking their noses … Continue reading The happiest people are …
The ethics, morality and corruption of so many people, doing unspeakable things to our laws, our rights, and our religions ~ how do we stay out of it? Not for complacency, 'cause there will be people who will scream at you for staying silent too. They have no idea that they are part of the … Continue reading Is it even possible to stay out of it?
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com I write, focus on and celebrate the ordinary people out there who are doing it themselves. I'm baffled by the fame of some people ~ the Car-Dash-Ians for one, who are so celebrated. They have assistants for every damn thing. They leverage everything, including their own children and bodies, … Continue reading Did you ever … Give yourself grace? Or, an assistant?
I don't know about you but ... I haven't really been to any conferences in about five years. I don't go places with people any more. I mean, there ARE people, but one of my favorite things to do in the past was to attend book conferences. Ink, CCO (Chief Cat Officer @Inkhoneypub) Meet new … Continue reading The Lighter Side of Decision Making
Yesterday, I watched a TikTok/Instagram of a young Professor who loves to spout rhetoric to "take someone down" with his smart words. Photo by Kelly on Pexels.com Sure, I should use the $.25 words 'cause that's what he does. He must have spent his entire life memorizing the dictionary and joined the debate club when … Continue reading Confident or Conceited ?
I have a lot in the queue ... 'draft' versions of things I'm working on. My promise to myself is that first, I'll never settle (again). Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com Second, I'll never allow anyone to disrespect, or devalue me. As is the right of every human being on earth. Third, I'll create … Continue reading What if I told you …
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com When planning your life ~ don't just live it in auto-pilot mode ~ one day, you wake up and realize that life lived you, not the other way around. Take over and wake up to who you are. Sounds like a cheesy meme that's saturated with wishful thinking but seriously … Continue reading Random Tips … to get your mind off of the big stuff
Some quick truths about being IN the world and not just writing about it or researching it. IF someone is NOT talking about their personal experience ... they don't have to. IF someone is NOT telling you their personal sorrow ... they don't owe you anything. IF someone wants to write about their life as … Continue reading Building a world or, Being in the one already there
This is the perfect time to review this blog ... has it been a year? Google: Image, map of the United States. The map is a downloadable print of the United States. I added HEARTS where the American Counseling Association's Counseling Compact is committed to the best practices and reciprocity for doing the work in … Continue reading Renew or Review? 4th of July
There is a kid's game called, "never have I ever ..." The grown up version IMO< is 'Have you ever ...' Have you ever .... healed from something you can't believe you survived ... but here you are? Have you ever ... failed, but don't regret it 'cause you learned so much from it? Have … Continue reading Have you ever …
War against Ukraine ... the stories and images coming out are heartbreaking. Here in the United States ... war against women's autonomy and control of their own bodies and reproductive health is heartbreaking. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Especially when we hear mind boggling ignorance pouring from the faces of other women who are political … Continue reading July – December … what is the MEANING of all this?
'Nuff said ... Now ~ back to my regularly scheduled summer rewrite project. KH@happinessnoir @inkhoneypub
Roe isn't about abortion and the GOP conservatives aren't giving two fucks about "babies" or children. Malala Foundation ... a reminder to all females Here in the United States .... we are not united ... not even a little bit these days. They don't care if a dangerous pregnancy kills a woman They don't care … Continue reading What IS the meaning of all this?