An Embarassing Birding Mistake Reminds Me That There’s Always More To Learn

I’ve been interested in birds since the 1990s and started keeping a life list in 2016. My outdoor time is … More An Embarassing Birding Mistake Reminds Me That There’s Always More To Learn

Happiness is Working On Your Cup List

Today I did something I should have done twenty years ago. It took me just five minutes and has made my life easier. Why did I tackle what I thought was going to be a tough job? I was inspired by my cup list.

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Letting Your Mends Show

Last fall, while I was going through sleep therapy, one of my “stay awake” activities was learning to darn socks. I wear my hand-knit socks all winter, so it’s no surprise that some have developed holes in their heels. Figuring out how to extend their life was important to me. As I darned my first pair, I made a mistake that taught me the value of letting your patches show.

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9 Lessons I’ve Learned From Sleep Deprivation

Nine things being severely sleep deprived has taught me: If you’re standing with the freezer door open trying to remember … More 9 Lessons I’ve Learned From Sleep Deprivation