What Will It Take?
The older I’ve gotten, the more I realize I default to personal sustainability. I hate to ask for help, not because I think I can do it all, but because I hate putting others out. Part of that is my story. Mom would tell us to fulfill all obligations and never owe anyone. Whether it…
It Often Takes A Village
I’m always surprised how often I need others to help me finish a task well. I’m not good about asking. I’d rather push through than ask for assistance. Ever since I was a child, I’ve not wanted to look needy. I was carrying a paddle board back from the beach several days ago. The wind…
When Do I Need To Say ‘Enough’?
In life, I’m not a quick learner. I miss the obvious, don’t listen to the wisdom of those around me, and often find I’m unobservant with what needs to be seen. Lessons that need to be learned take more time with this method. And contribute much more frustration. I threw my back out sometime last…