Everyday Epiphany, Health, humor

Little Adventure In The Shelter In Place Zone: Following The Path Of Most Resistance

“Resistance by definition is self-sabotage.” ― Steven Pressfield,  The War of Art. I’m betting that after a 30-minute workout using resistance bands Steve formulated the above quote. Resistance bands are elastic tubing in a series of different tensions in eye-catching, upbeat colors. The band’s resistance builds muscles, or so 223,786 sites claimed after I Googled “resistance bands… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Shelter In Place Zone: Following The Path Of Most Resistance

Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

“If you believe everything you read, better not read.” Japanese Proverb Although this is sage advice when informing yourself about Covid-19 and the world’s response, it applied to a smaller problem I encountered while living in the Shelter In Place Zone. If only that wise Japanese guy (or gal) whispered that proverb in my ear… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Everyday Epiphany, Family, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

“Journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu I’d like to start that journey, but since the nearest grocery store (essential business) from me isn’t located in Quebec, I’m not going anywhere. (The closed Canadian border also presented an obstacle.) Illinois’ Shelter In Place rule tethered me to my home. I’m grateful that… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

Everyday Epiphany, Health, Travel

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Zone: The Mental Paralysis Side Effect

“Sometimes an unwanted adventure is thrust upon you. Make the most of it.” Anita Borgo (after she finally commanded Alexa to switch off the TV). A little over a month ago I eagerly anticipated our three week Italian vacation- a week each in Rome, Sicily, and Amalfi.  Then the Coronavirus headlines emerged.  My thoughts went… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Zone: The Mental Paralysis Side Effect

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge

“A creative eye transforms the ordinary into an adventure.”- Anita Borgo Navel engineer, Richard James, cast an eye upon the tension spring he developed for a battleship. As the spring, well, sprung after he dropped it, he thought it would be a great toy. In 1943 the Slinky slunk to Gimbels. While installing a light… Continue reading Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge