I honestly thought I had written a story about this night, but I can't find it anywhere so apparently I made that up! Twas the night that my starter died...at night...in the middle of nowhere... and I had to get my car towed 90 miles... and I met this random young tow truck driver named … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “Stranded” (Wednesday, July 31st)
People worry about making the wrong decisions, but what they should really worry about is not making any decisions at all. And by "they" I hope you know I mean "me." I worry about making the wrong decision, but what I should really worry about is not making any decisions at all. I know, I … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “Spin around and point!” (Monday, June 24th)
After 3 hours of sitting on a hard chair I'm surprised that my butt has not cemented to my seat. I am forcing myself to make a solid (see what I did there?) decision about my next step in life. Not an easy thing for me to do. My therapist keeps reminding me that not … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “Don’t look down.” (Friday, June 21st)
There's something both awe inspiring and ghastly about people who complete some difficult task or reach some incredible goal. It's as if they are firmly planted on some high mountain while I grapple in the rocks wondering how they made it to the top. The hero or heroine says to all who ask about their ultimate success: "Yeah, it wasn't easy. There were issues along the way. Highs and low. But in the end I kept going and it all worked out."