Tag Archives: awareness

An “average” day

Since I don’t have children, am not in school, and do not care for elderly parents, some people wonder what I do on the days when I’m not working. Today was a day full of strange experiences – and yet, … Continue reading

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#59: Check out the observation deck at the Foshay Tower

Every culture has characteristics that make it unique from others.  Germans are notorious for being so direct and honest that often times they border on harsh, whereas Indians are raised to be so collaborative and accommodating that at times their … Continue reading

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Keep information free

I don’t often use this blog as a platform to push “agendas” (in fact, I don’t think I’ve ever used this blog for that purpose [not bad for being around for three years!]), but today, I’m breaking my self-imposed rule. … Continue reading

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#41: Visit the Alexander Ramsey House (a Minnesota Historic site)

In my quest to learn more about my adopted home city, yesterday I visited another local historic site: the Alexander Ramsey House.  The afternoon was gray, rainy, and unseasonably chilly. I seem to have a knack for scheduling myself for museum … Continue reading

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Do you want to be a model?

Yesterday I read a post from a new-to-me blogger that discussed the ways in which some women lash out against other women – particularly around body size/ shape/ aesthetic/ “beauty”.  The author called for a cease-fire, but then took the … Continue reading

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#82: Answer the “50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind”

I can’t remember how or why I stumbled on the list of “50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind”; but if answering a mere 50 questions will result in liberation, I’m totally willing to do that work!  So, over the … Continue reading

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Yoga wisdom, yoga love

In yoga class today, the teacher explained, “You don’t need to chase all over the place looking for love – all you need to do is increase the love that is already inside of you.  It’s been there all along … Continue reading

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#3: Volunteer with Project Homeless Connect

I have written before about how my mom had my sister and I volunteering at very young ages.  At 3 and 5 years old, my sister and I were riding along with my mom as she delivered meals to shut-ins.  (I … Continue reading

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#58: Tour the Basilica

During my first visit to the city I now call home, I participated in a bus tour that drove past various landmarks and popular destinations.  As I saw sculpture gardens, art museums, theaters, and other well-known sites, I remember telling … Continue reading

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#83: Mail a post card to PostSecret

Secrets are powerful. Yet more often than not, they do more harm than good. In fact, many methods of healing (therapy, counseling, confession) involve a person voluntarily disclosing the secrets they hold. A few years ago, I completed a process … Continue reading

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