Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

January 1970 Archives

Fill Your Cup


REMEMBER. Do What Matters.

Begins June 1.   REMEMBER AND DO WHAT MATTERS. Jane K, an author, wrote after she REMEMBERed, “I am a firecracker in Maryanne’s classes. She lights the fuse and the explosion that follows against a night sky is full of color […]


An Exit Too Soon? Can You Stay The Course for One More Exit?

Taking an exit too soon. When we were first together, my husband  did all the driving. We were moving to areas that neither of us were familiar.  We did not have a GPS and with my directional dyslexia, me co-piloting […]


What Did You Love Doing When You Were A Child?

I loved singing. I sang sungs I’d been taught. I sang songs that sprang from my heart and experience that I hadn’t learned anywhere but in my own soul. And that was a very long time ago.  Now, decades later…I have the […]

My Social Media Compass Points

I’ve engaged in research and conversation. I’ve contemplated my work and my words and their place at the social media table.  These measures/questions the result of my reflection: Mary Anne Radmacher’s Social Media Compass Points Does it inspire, encourage, assist […]

In Honor of Commander Hadfield and two peers hurling back to earth from space

Did you know that the International Space Station is circling our globe, repeatedly?  It’s amazing science.  I honor their accomplishments with poetry: For the Starman, Chris Hadfield how does this earth footed being comprehend the impulse to sit among the […]

Remember and Do What Matters on line process for June

Every One Can Be Celebrated on Mother’s Day

Previous Posts

Overwhelm kicks in when the "everything" is considered in the context of getting it all done. The penchant for expressing our worth  by how busy we are has woven itself into the fabric of our culture. Our worth as a human begins by virtue  ...

posted 12:34:45pm Jun. 15, 2015 | read full post »

I Saw My "Shadow" At The Store
I am often in a hurry.  I try to be mindful as I hurry, but still, it's a hurry-up-and-get-the-next-thing-done kind of hurry. And I have lots of "next things." When that hurry-ness combines with anxiety, or concern, or just plain 'ole  tired ...

posted 6:38:58pm Jun. 03, 2015 | read full post »

The Creative Conspiracy on Whidbey Island, WA

posted 3:38:54pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

Creative Retreat with Mary Anne Radmacher and friends

posted 3:37:27pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

Rarely do I share book reviews here, and yet this book prompted me to do so. If you are in need of a curriculum for a young person or a jumpstart at retirement, this book is that.  If you are looking for fresh ideas to lift your creative ...

posted 12:31:12pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »


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