Good decisions, letting go

February 6, 2013 Uncategorized

A small unidentified creature slammed itself into the middle of my windshield on Friday night, surely (hopefully) dying on impact as we traveled through Chelan in coal-black darkness, headed toward the Methow Valley. It happened so entirely without warning that my only reaction was to gasp sharply through clenched teeth and grip the steering wheel tighter to keep us in a straight line at 60 mph, unable to visually process what I’d seen until a second or two later. WeRead More

Good Yurtin

February 2, 2012 Uncategorized

Today was all about recovering and playing catch up and trying to focus my ADHD brain into finishing these damn reports that are all overdue, and failing at mostly everything except the recovery part. I did a great job of not getting any fresh air, and looking wistfully outdoors a lot, and also managing to wear my comfortable pants all day long. That’s certainly an achievement to be pleased about, if everything else was subpar. The recovery was from aRead More

in which we are living in different universes, side by side

April 21, 2011 Reflections, Uncategorized

Today before my colleague left for the day, I wished him luck on his 5th exam for the week. He’s had one each evening after he gets off work, and I know that because he’s so busy at the office and preparing for a very-near upcoming wedding, he hasn’t had much time to study. I asked him how prepared he felt for this one, a business exam, and he said ‘Nothing! I haven’t prepared at all!’ Then he turned hisRead More