Change your homepage.

Today is one of those days that feels extra heavy — I think it’s the abundance of soul-depleting news headlines that I’ve read. I often try to find a decent, all-good news site to hunker down in for a while, but my homepage is set to iGoogle, complete with a clump of shocking blurbs in the lower […]

Take stock.

When I was little, I was fascinated by the moon, the stars — the whole of space. I wanted to be an astronaut, but I was terrible at math and science. I settled for a telescope and enjoyed the heavens that way. During elementary school, I decided I wanted to have horses someday. That day […]

Four-letter F-word

It’s entirely possible I’ve written about it before, but it’s a realization that’s popping into my head more and more often these days. This nasty little four-letter F-word is one of those silent killers, the written equivalent of carbon monoxide. “Fine.” Fine will take you down if you let it. Why? Because nothing’s so bad that it needs […]

Take the Plunge

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about taking the plunge. Not necessarily in the marital sense, but in the sense of doing anything big. Anything life-changing. Anything that has the potential to completely redefine the meaning of normal. Normal changes when we do something out of the ordinary. Normal is safe, but branching out is […]