Fitness Goals & Rewards

This is a repost but slightly edited. I just came back from a doctor’s appointment and was weighed for the first time in a long time. My weight has always been a big yo-yo. It’s up and down. Two weeks ago, I was doing great and was down about ten pounds. But then I got…

September update: six months and nearly 300 followers!

Good morning! It’s a bright and sunny Thursday morning. I’m sitting in my living room anxiously awaiting the painter. Today’s the last day of painting and I can’t wait to get my condo back into shape. I have things to do. Places to be. And new projects to work on. Can you believe it’s been…

Advice from my grandmother 3: marriage

Advice from her school teacher Mr. Sandbaek, early 1920’s, Denmark. Most happy is the one in a happy marriage. Second most happy is the single person, who lives for a cause. The less happy is the one once married, but lost the loved one. But least happy, is the one in a bad marriage. Another…

Real Talk: Remember Me (new release!)

It was around 2008, that I started composing music for the first time on my old digital Roland. I knew nothing about composition. But I had played the piano for years, studied theory, and performed in an orchestra for many years. Listening to some of my older compositions, makes me cringe now. The sound is…

Health: self care tips for chronic joint pain

In follow up to my whine/rant this morning about the cold weather and joint pain, I decided to come back and add another post about self-care for those like me, who do suffer from the joys of chronic joint pain. For me the pain comes and goes. It isn’t constant which I am grateful for….