Yin and Yang

Balance is important in everything you do. There’s that old saying that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It’s definitely true. Try to think of some action, thought or feeling that doesn’t have an opposite. Forward/backward, happy/sad, good/bad, there’s balance implied in all those couplings. It’s an integral part of livingContinue reading “Yin and Yang”

Jigsaw Puzzle Mania

Jigsaw puzzles! Hoo boy. I get a lot of satisfaction and enjoyment from putting jigsaw puzzles together. Nerdish? Probably. My husband, Bernd, enjoys it also, but not nearly as much as I do. We’ve only recently begun doing jigsaw puzzles again. When we first moved to Arizona, we’d spend our evenings working on one together.Continue reading “Jigsaw Puzzle Mania”

Weird Words

It’s said that the English language might possibly have more words in it than any other comparable world language. People are always qualifying things and I have no idea what might be meant by comparable. Unless they mean a marginally (qualifier) related language like German or Dutch. In any case, most accounts put the numberContinue reading “Weird Words”

There’s Nothing to Figure Out

For the most part, I spend my days with people very near to my own age. I do get the opportunity now and then to spend some time with people considerably younger than me. I’m not talking about ten year olds. I’ve reached an age where I think thirty is pretty darn young. Oh my!Continue reading “There’s Nothing to Figure Out”