Last week, I talked about my media diet. Having an active imagination helps a lot. In my mind, I can go from halfling troublemaker to starship captain in a matter of hours. I’ve been a Jedi and a Sith Lord, a fighter and a healer. My imagination is in full bloom while I sip my … Continue reading Watch Your Diet, Part 2
I’ve been rolling out my yoga mat every few days to work the kinks out. I spend a lot of time sitting or standing at my desk while I surf the Internet or write more stories. My body especially wants to stretch when it’s too icy to dare the sidewalk. Yesterday and today have been … Continue reading Staying Warm and Active
I spent the first nine months of the pandemic doing my best to stay virus-free. I isolated, walked the mountain with regularity, and made sure to mask up when I did have to go to town. My regimen worked well until after wildfire took our legs out from under us, and my headspace went to … Continue reading Staying Healthy During A Pandemic
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun I spent the first half of my life searching for “family.” Yes, I have my immediate blood family, but I always knew there was more to it than just my parents and siblings. I have a boatload of aunts, uncles, and cousins, at least half of whom are on the other … Continue reading The Comfort of Family
"There's nothing, repeat, nothing to be ashamed of when you're going through a depression. If you get help, the chances of your licking it are really good. But, you have to get yourself onto a safe path."~Mike Wallace American journalist and newscaster Mike Wallace was born on this day in 1918.