A Thanksgiving Wish

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. –Thomas Jefferson

What does Thanksgiving mean to you? Is it just a reason to have turkey? You can have turkey any day of the week, so why is Thanksgiving so special? Is it just an excuse for a day off? Just a regular holiday? Or could it be something more, much more. Continue reading

Living in Loserville

I felt despair. Though it seems to me now there’s two kinds of it: the sort that causes a person to surrender and then the sort I had which made me take risks and make plans. — Erica Eisdorfer

It appears that the people of this country have spoken and have rejected the founding principles of this nation and embraced the socialist mentality. So be it. I blame the Republican Party for this issue and have taken steps to… cleanse myself of them. After the election was called I got on the California website and changed my party affiliation from Republican to Independent. I am officially an Independent now. In fact I consider myself a Tea Party Independent. Continue reading

Visualizing Life

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or to other peoples’ models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open. — Shakti Gawain

Only lately have I begun to really visualize my life the way I want it. True I have been exposed to the visualization process for decades but I have never really practiced it, not fully anyway. In fact as I write this I’m not sure I am completely in sync with my self-visualization. Yet I am attempting, yes attempting to see myself in a new and exciting light. Continue reading