April 20, 2014 § 4 Comments
Your mother says your posture needs work, and yup, you’re a sloucher.
Your boss checks the “excellent” box next to, “time management skills.” Woo-hoo, look at you, so darned efficient.
Your dog wags harder when you’re around. You’re great!
Most of those appraising you have skin in the game. Your ability to turn in an accurate expense report, or open a can of dog food directly impact the kind of day they are having.
Some of them even like you.
But some of those who work on your self-image most assiduously know you not at all. But they do know your hot buttons. Like shame. « Read the rest of this entry »
April 13, 2014 § 4 Comments
Go. Walk the margin between hard top and fence, asphalt and strip mall.
In that narrow border between travel and commerce spring is buzzing and bending the flowers down.