Tag Archives: Sleep

5 Steps to Healthy Sleep

Enough. Enough bleary-eyed wakeups feeling more tired than when you went to bed. This isn’t one of those righteous blogs that tell you to avoid alcohol, caffeine and sugar.  Nope. For January’s Squint-Eyed Look at Changing Yourself, we’ll grab Morpheus … Continue reading

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Statues Come Alive

I’m guessing the statues in my yard come alive at night. These two are probably the queen and king because they’re so very old. They’ve spanned 3 generations of humans. They don’t have names, but for this blog, we’ll call … Continue reading

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Choices: Answer the Call of the Train?

The topic for discussion this month is: CHOICES. I picked it because I’m a slacker. I CHOSE to make NO resolutions for this new year. Perhaps the lesson here is: if I make a choice, I have to be prepared … Continue reading

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Front Row Seats If You Answer the Call

The phone rang at 12:30 am. Two rings. It jolted me upright. But when I picked it up, there was only a dial tone. Probably a wrong number.  Maybe someone grabbed the caller’s phone and shut it off, exclaiming, “Good … Continue reading

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Canning Moonshine

Yes, even though I haven’t posted for most of the summer, I’m still laboring while others are sleeping. Tonight the kitchen is abuzz with activity. A three-layered metal contraption called a steamer is percolating on the stove top.  The Swedish … Continue reading

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Improving Sleep by Recharging the Brain Battery

Great news.  I’m still remembering to haul those dratted reusable bags into the grocery store since my experiment with brain/memory a couple of weeks ago.  So I thought I’d do some tested ancient exercises (instead of the ones I made … Continue reading

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Hope in the Mist

We’ve had our first full days of real sunshine here in the Northwest. The thermometer actually pegged 85 today. I disregarded my Daddy’s old advice to wait until the oak leaves were as big as a squirrel’s ears and I … Continue reading

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Eureaka! It Works.

Sorry, I didn’t wear strappy heels to the Salsa experiment. I’m not sure they would have helped my appearance. There was a mirror across one side of the room. I was thinking Penelope Cruz, but I looked like Tom Cruise jumping … Continue reading

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The Art of Lashing…Now We Be Ready To Sail

I know I promised  you all the adventure of driving somewhere unfamiliar and shopping in a store that had labels in another language. It still sounds like a good exercise to fight Brain Drain and help me sleep.  (By the … Continue reading

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I’m All Ears and Hot New Snyapses

I’ve had several surprises since I began this quest to stop brain drain and gain better sleep. Yesterday, I didn’t use my right hand. I agree with digipicsphotography’s  comment that a person learns clever work-arounds employing the rest of the … Continue reading

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