What I’ve been up to:
Still dancing and studying and puttering…in between naps.
What was beautiful:
What I’m reading and listening to:
On procrastination. So very relevant.
What to do about climate change. All of my banks are assholes. I hate banks.
Preparing my garden for winter. I didn’t inherit much of one at the new house but I want to have a good one next year.
Principles of a climate-friendly diet. I feel like I have the basics down but definite room for improvement, especially with regards to packaging and processed foods. Also wine.
Why some people become life-long readers. Not an introvert, didn’t see parents read, didn’t have books at home growing up…somehow (my birth mother was an avid reader), I am the exception and just like them.
Relationship expectations. Also very relevant.
When you lose momentum, you become vulnerable to distraction. I go through this nearly every day these days.
The myth of soulmates. “while I hate the idea of marriage as “hard work,” long-term relationships are borne out of deliberate choices, not fate. We choose to stay together, or not; we choose to put the other person’s happiness first, or to lay it aside in favor of our own. We decide to stay faithful or cheat, to be an equal partner or let the other carry the weight.”
On life after 75. I’m with this guy, I can’t get into it.
Neil Gaiman tells an amazing story about David Bowie and compassion: