Spiritual Chappiness

When I fly, I do nothing but sit for hours and hours and yet I am exhausted when I finally arrive.  How does that happen? My friend, Tracy, and I discussed this phenomenon and described the feeling of being dehydrated, dry, sore, and tired after flying.  We decided that it was akin to having chapped…

Done with To Do Lists

I’m done with to do lists. I think I keep 3M, the maker of Post-its in business single-handedly. I have oodles of lists all running concurrently. One for work tasks. One for home and chores. One for bills. One for the blog. One for Christmas presents, and shipping dates, and wish lists. You get the…

Pixar and Gnosticism

Lately I’ve been ruminating on gnosticism. I know, I’m weird. Probably most people don’t even know what that is, but the fact of the matter is, it’s all around us. What is even weirder is how watching Ratatouille gave clarity to my ruminations about gnosticism! Gnosticism is a pre-Christian idea involving a supreme Archon, eons,…

The Divine Booyah!

Remember the unlikely sister I met recently? Our conversation continued. This woman was feeling down, beaten up by her complicated medical history and numerous surgeries. She was talking to me, but really encouraging herself with her discussion. She began slowly, but became increasingly more feisty as she talked. “I just get so depressed about this…

Words! How I Love Thee!

Hi. I’m Kelly and I’m a word-addict. I love a good word. Something descriptive, whimsical, and multisyllabic. A solid use of persnickety or twitter-pated or kerfuffle or balderdash can make me smile any day! A friend recently sent me a blog which discussed “25 Handy Words Which Simply Don’t Exist in English.” link here It…

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