Another year

It’s 2006 now, another year has past. At times like these it’s always tempting to look ahead and try to predict what the new year will bring, both on a personal level and around the world, and as we take a minute to look back at 2005, we might realize just how futile it is…

How to stop worrying

Saw this quote as part of an entry on Lifehack today about ways to worry less. The trick is that whenever you feel plagued by a worrying thought, note it down on a “worry sheet” (a piece of paper set aside for the purpose) – you can then forget about it, knowing that you plan…

Just showing up

There’s a saying, that I know from somewhere, but I don’t remember where, that goes something along the lines of “Half of life is just showing up”. Last night was a pretty good example of why this is true, and why it’s important. The woman who acts as the library liaison with our Friends of…

Simply Joy

Had an interesting exchange with a co worker today. I had done some work tweaking a database to make something they were wanting to do much easier to do. I had originally showed it to the other person working on this particular project and that person absolutely lit up when I showed her what I…