Author: lifegetsbetter

Formally retired but many new activites, especially travel, graduate teaching in special education, volunteer activites in community.

Infect our Climate

via Daily Prompt: Infect Climate develops over long periods of time and is impacted by patterns of variation in both measurable elements and theoretical concepts.  The application of the term climate to the emotional aspects of a country is less documented historically but has emerged as a factor in personal well-being and national identity. The…

Thin and Slim

via Daily Prompt: Thin Life is full of choices but disguised  as societal impressions or norms open to discussion.  Should women be “thin” or “slim?”  Do I read a slim volume of poetry or a novel of great import?  My options are slim or none.  His lies were thinly disguised.  Those pants would be better…

Pace

via Daily Prompt: Rapid As I rise each day I drag myself from sleep reaching for the newness of the day and my “to be done” list, referred to years ago as my “to do” list which was entirely aspirational as I worked usually ten hours a day, had three children, and took care of…

Enjoying Oregon in Spring

Traveling to Butte Falls, Oregon, is a visual delight traveling  along surprisingly pleasant byways. Towering Mount Shasta changes with the seasons but in the spring a magnificent looming volcanic landmark appears in the distance, snow-capped and often shrouded in clouds. Oregon near the Rogue River and along the Butte Creek is moist and cool in…

Organic —The way to go!

apple.news/A5pzFlwTETka0llxPoBJI8g Visiting my son and his family in California I was aghast at the cost of shopping only at Whole Foods and the speciality fish store in Santa Monica. It is not that I am a complete bumpkin about food and purchasing healthier options. I was not convinced that EVERYTHING needed to be organic, fresh,…

Daily Prompt: Rush

via Daily Prompt: Rush As the day dawns slowly, yet according to a primordial schedule, the marvel of living a unique period of rotation of earth advancing to the inevitable sunset, looms ahead.  Initially the soul can be lulled silently as if one’s own philosophical analysis of life can be observed then translated to a…

Daily Prompt: Inchoate

via Daily Prompt: Inchoate Annoyingly the light filtered through the too translucent shades dragging me to consciousness on what should have been a day of restful repose.  The gossamer dawn was not unwelcome given the opportunities of the day.  The inchoate plans were floating unconnected in the dust of sleepiness hoping for a cerebral magnetism…

Daily Prompt: Haul

via Daily Prompt: Haul Creeping along the crevices of the vertical cliff, each step cleverly placed to increase balance and progress, the seed haul was increasingly laborious and stressing the oral cavity capacity.  The squirrel stopped, manipulating the front five-toed paws to transport  lunch using their four-toed hind feet digging into the succulents as anchor…