Tag Archives: Balance

Time is Short

Today, I am painfully aware that time is short.  Retirement age is racing toward me at an alarming rate and yet I still have so much I want to do; things that have significance and meaning to me.  I want … Continue reading

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Grace in Motion

Do you feel graceful?  I have to confess that most of the time, I do not feel graceful.  I feel clumsy and like my very presence is out of place, wherever I am.  I’m sure I would starve, as a … Continue reading

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Savour the Flavour

One of the best and most pleasurable things you can do in your whole life and one which you should do, if the opportunity ever arises, is take lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant and try their taster menu.  It … Continue reading

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Hubris and Humility

Hubris means extreme haughtiness, pride or arrogance.  Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power. Humility (adjectival form: humble) is the quality of being modest, … Continue reading

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The Power of Aesthetics

I had an unexpected experience, recently.  My friend, somebody with a good eye for art and excellent taste, berated me for not removing the droopy flowers from my FarmVille farm.  These are not real flowers and this is not a … Continue reading

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