One-Liner Lucy

Disquieting…inducing feelings of anxiety or worry. Ephiphany…A Christian festival. No, not that one. Epiphany…an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosure. Yes, my dear readers, this Christian cat lady has had an illuminating realization that she’s feeling anxious. And that the feeling may not go away until February, 2018. You see, the work office is moving to a new building in January and that means plenty has to be done, from change of address notifications, updating employee information, ordering furniture, working withRead more

Two Words

Several years ago, the organization I work for embraced Evidence-Based Practices, with the goal of lifelong success for our clients. As part and parcel, all employees received initial training in Motivational Interviewing and continued training has been ongoing since M.I.’s inception into the workplace. As one who handles administrative tasks and is not directly involved in our client base, I receive occasional M.I. training, enough to make me think about how I converse with and respond to others. Before I continueRead more

Advice from Helen

“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.” ~ Helen Keller~ “Green is the prime color of the world and that from which its loveliness arises.” ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca~ “All our wisdom is stored in the trees.” ~Santosh Kalwar~Read more

CATankerous Advice

For  this week’s writing challenge, channel your inner Abigail Von Buren. Sunday, October 20, 2013 Dear Human Mary: I have followed your blog for many months now and I especially enjoy the posts about cats. You seem like a good slave caretaker to your kids, whom you call Gibbs and Ziva.  I, on the other hand, am forced to live with a human who refuses to put kibble in my dish when I summon him with every fiber of my meow.Read more