Tag: me

  • Daydream Believer

    Daydream Believer

    I daydream a lot – that’s how I get my ideas. If I’m sitting in a café, I’m not on my phone because I want to hear my mind. I think that those periods of small solitude that we are really losing are so important. — Patti Smith

  • None of My Business

    None of My Business

    I’ve spent a lot of time and energy — many lost hours and years — worrying how people perceived me. Whether or not they liked me. Did I say something weird or was I misunderstood? Was I dressed appropriately? Was that joke weird or did they get it? I’ve decided that what people think of…

  • Keeping Up With the Joneses

    Keeping Up With the Joneses

    Just when I think I’m immune to keeping up with the Joneses, I wonder something like that. Is that what home ownership does to you?

  • Read, Rinse, Repeat

    Read, Rinse, Repeat

    There are a few books in my life that I reread over and over. Sometimes it’s ten or even twenty years between reads, but I always go back to them.

  • Moving


    In less than two weeks, if all goes according to plan, our youngest and I will be on the road, waving goodbye to California. Yipe!

  • How Long, Tempted?

    How Long, Tempted?

    I was today years old when I learned something new about two of my most favorite songs ever.

  • When you see a chance…

    When you see a chance…

    Sitting at the controls of the C-141 Starlifter, I peeked out the windows at the mountains below. I was flying a satellite to a California air base where it would be launched in a couple of weeks. There was only one teensy, totally minor, peculiarly odd thing about what I was doing. I wasn’t a…

  • Hello, 2024

    Hello, 2024

    I’m one of those New Year’s resolution people. Yup. They’re not resolutions so much as merely things I want to work on, try, and think about for the next 12 months.

  • 57 Channels and Nothin’ On

    57 Channels and Nothin’ On

    We switched ‘round and ‘round ‘til half past dawn There’s 57 channels and nothin’ on