Posts Tagged ‘ surrender ’

I Hate Being Scared…It Scares Me

There are no tigers in my back yard, no snakes about my feet. Yet there it is—that protective sense deep inside my brain that generates fear. It’s that reaction that comes as an inheritance from the long line of those who have come before me—ancient cave dwellers, medieval servants, settlers on the frontier. Foes today […]

Posted on 06/19/2017 08:26 am | No Comments
 

Scratching around for what to fix for dinner, I pulled shrimp out of the freezer and asked my daughter to marinade them in something. As she poured Ponzu over the shrimp, she asked “Is this a ‘wing-it’ marinade”? Since she tends to cling to rules (unlike her mother-maybe it skips a generation), cooking without a […]

Posted on 03/21/2017 07:54 am | No Comments
 

Road Closed, Change Direction

Late last summer I had to change my route from home to wherever I was headed. The most expedient, convenient, logical way from home to the main public thoroughfare was inaccessible. My road closed. No way could I take my familiar way by driving around barriers or outwitting the road construction. A new bridge was […]

Posted on 03/01/2013 01:12 pm | 1 Comment