Picky Tongues — Something Sour


You have to choose one flavor that your sense of taste will no longer be able to distinguish. Sweet, sour, bitter, salty, umami, spicy (not a taste per se, but we’re generous): which one do you choose to lose? It's toss-up between bitter and sour.  I could live without either, but what would sweet and … Continue reading Picky Tongues — Something Sour

Punctuation, Perfectly Positioned, Promotes Productive Prose


We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? Tell us all about your punctuation quirks! I am semi-colon happy; I admit it, freely.  I used to be comma happy but I learned my lesson.  … Continue reading Punctuation, Perfectly Positioned, Promotes Productive Prose

Missed A Day, Yikes!


Last night as I was falling asleep, I realized that I hadn't posted yesterday.  Sorry to those of you who look forward to the daily dose of "thank you".  Hopefully, I can make up for it later today!  

Who do we thank for TGIF?


So, it's Friday and I find myself again at the end of a busy week not sure where to start writing.  I'm not one of those writers/bloggers who does much about outlining thoughts for the week or planning ahead.  In fact, I have less than 50 days left of my 365-day journey that is this … Continue reading Who do we thank for TGIF?

Vending Wishes, Aromatherapy Dreams


Soft drinks, electronics, nutrient-free snacks — you can get all of those from a vending machine. But what type of vending machine is sorely needed but doesn’t yet exist? Share your automated retail fantasies with us! During my training to be a life coach I found aromatherapy.  I always kind of knew about it, but … Continue reading Vending Wishes, Aromatherapy Dreams

Smells Like Summer To Me


S’mores, salty ocean breezes, veggie burgers on the grill, sweaty people on the bus — what’s the smell you associate the most with summer? This one is a tough call.  Living in the Ocean State (a.k.a. Rhode Island), the smells of summer are many.  Clam cakes and chowder at George's in Galilee, low tide at … Continue reading Smells Like Summer To Me

Groundhog Week? No, Not Again


If you could relive the past week, would you? Would you change anything? NO.  Nothing. It was a busy week, at home and at work.  Demanding both emotionally and energetically.  By the time Friday came along I was looking forward to an overnight getaway with my sisters to celebrate a birthday.  New dress was bought, … Continue reading Groundhog Week? No, Not Again