Monthly Archives: December 2012

Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2012

Welcome back my friends that know I do this every six months. For everyone else, hi! At the end of June and the end of December I follow the advice of Peter Lynch. If you can’t describe the companies you’re … Continue reading

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Pivotal Times

It was the best of years. It was the worst of years. How can anyone say that? The Top Ten lists are out, and the optimist in me keeps saying, “But, wait. So many things are changing that maybe something … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 16

I wondered how this timing would feel. Christmas was the 16 month anniversary of my job search. (Step back through the months by following the earlier posts.) The short version: No job yet. The longer version: There are some intriguing … Continue reading

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Crossover Into A New World

We’ve reached the end of the stone calendar. Time to reset the Mayan clock back to zero. Considering everything I’ve been going through, waking up to a brand new world is appealing. Let me check; yep, looks about the same. … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes 2012

And what do you want for Christmas? How many kids enjoy the boxes more than the presents? I’m the sort that likes the simple. Maybe that’s because I’ve never received the resort vacations, a new car with a big red … Continue reading

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Light One Candle

Do you think that sounds trite? Has the concept of lighting one candle become cliche? I’ve tried it. It works. I started this morning by reading a post from a friend: 5 Minutes of Love. It is an even simpler … Continue reading

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Ending Or Beginning

It’s not over yet! Please, could the media hold off on the best and worst of 2012? The year isn’t over yet. There’s such a rush to be the first to critique and review anything that many don’t wait to … Continue reading

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Transition Assistance

It is a drumming rain this morning. Puget Sound weather was known for persistent drizzle with occasional sun breaks. It was good weather for rainbows. Lately, I’ve noticed a change. The environment is getting wetter, windier, and wilder. The meteorologists … Continue reading

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Pushing The Levers

This year set a record. My photos were on display and for sale every month through various venues. Nice coverage, and a compliment because most of the exhibits were by request. Today I sit beside my art outside Fine Balance … Continue reading

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Good News Reminder

Last week I counted my blessings; or at least created a list inspired by Thanksgiving. There’s a broader, more global list. Let’s see where this more global exercise takes me. (Writers beware, I begin this without a mental outline or … Continue reading

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