Monthly Archives: October 2011

Writing Day 8

Good day!  It is a beautiful day in my neighborhood.  Sun is out.  Sky is blue.  Temperature in the 50s.  Perfect fall day.  With the cooler weather the tree’s leaves are really turning gold and red and all shades in … Continue reading

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Writing Day 7

You have probably noticed that I haven’t been writing daily for the last few days.  My volunteer work for AARP and my daily life have kept me very busy.  When I retired I thought I would have loads of time, … Continue reading

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Writing Day 6

Have you thought about what you want done with your body when you die? Fancy casket in a cemetery?  Cremation?     There is a new green movement in the mortuary business.  It’s called “Natural Burial Options”.  Natural burial basically … Continue reading

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Writing day 5

Downtown Eugene OR made the LIVABILITY.COM list of top ten city centers!  Yeah!  Eugene’s core was picked for its arts scene and ease for walkers.  The website describes Eugene as “a regional center for creativity and culture” due to its … Continue reading

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Writing day 4

We are all hearing and seeing the Wall St protests.   There was even a march in downtown Chico, California.    So…here’s my take on the “Occupiers”.  First, we have all been complaining about the big banks, foreclosures, homelessness, lack of … Continue reading

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Writing Day 3

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.  If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”     —–Dalai Lama The dictionary meaning of the word is “A deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve … Continue reading

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Writing Day 2

Well, I was so busy yesterday that I didn’t get my daily words in.  “Idleness is not doing nothing.  Idleness is being free to do anything.”  Floyd Dell, American Writer, 1887-1969 Creative people of any kind need that idle time … Continue reading

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