Horse people are a community unto their own. My dear friend Nancy, a passionate horsewoman, is the one introduced me to the world of horses and riding about 20 years ago. It’s quite remarkable how much there is to learn and master when it comes to riding and Nancy loved every aspect of it. Despite...
Memorials are a beautiful way to honor and remember loved ones. They come in various forms like statues, gardens, or services, each holding a special place in our hearts. Attending a recent memorial service for a dear friend brought unexpected comfort and uplifted my spirits. Witnessing the love and memories shared by family members and...
I find myself torn between conflicting aspects of my personality. Despite enjoying action-packed movies and occasionally feeling frustrated with others, I strive to be kind-hearted and helpful. I acknowledge the importance of self-preservation but also the joy of being of service to others when opportunities arise. At the end of the day, life’s unpredictability offers...
As I navigate through the everyday nuisances that life presents, I find myself entangled in a web of frustrations that range from unexpected moisture on my body parts to the challenges of organization and memory. Join me on a reflective journey as I unravel the comedy of errors that make up my daily life. Now...
You’ve probably heard the expression, “They’re doing doing the best they can with what they’ve got.” In this episode, I find myself reflecting on the concept of doing my best and exploring the depths my values and traits. Through this exploration, I uncover aspects of myself that I often overlook. Acknowledging my strengths, I strive...
I’m on a quest for stability in life. I’m starting by focusing on strengthening neglected muscles at the gym. From my ankles to my core, each part of my body presents its own unique challenges and victories. As I push myself to improve and grow stronger, I am also finding a deep sense of fulfillment...
I am a quitter. I never thought I would write those words but I find myself “quitting” things like being a strict follower of commitments and instead allowing myself the freedom to turn away from things that don’t resonate with me. In this episode, I share experiences from my past, and my thoughts on the...
I have a long-standing tradition of visiting the farmer’s market, where I support hardworking farmers and enjoy the quality of their just-picked fruits and vegetables. There’s Eddie and his exceptional fruit selection and then there’s the market’s corn booth, where the sweet corn reminds me of Alabama’s produce. But I especially love “bossy produce” that...
The names I give myself have evolved over time, from self-criticism to self-empowerment. Embracing solitude and self-care has been essential in helping me navigate through the self-doubt and writing has become a therapeutic outlet, allowing me to reflect on life experiences and cherish the journey towards self acceptance. At this stage of my life, I...
Laughter has had a profound impact in my life. It is a transformative force that uplifts spirits, strengthens friendships, and brings a sense of gratitude and lightness. I believe genuine laughter is vital in creating intimate connections and finding joy in life’s unpredictable moments. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks at topics...