Old Dog, New Tricks

Have you ever thought of doing this? Have you ever used new school technology with old school application?

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I have done a lot of reading lately and I am shocked to see how much of I read is informational and how much is fiction. I read various articles, blogs, and books on gardening, personal blogs, food, news, and personal development (many of whom I follow from this blog including. – Permacooking). Yet what struck me lately is this; not the value of the informational content of the news type sources, but the personal and intimate blogs and articles. I have always been a info-addict or a how-to type reader, until now. These past few months of overwhelmingly sad and tragic deaths, wars, and elections have me decidedly more informed, but less engaged with the global business of news. Sad, but true.

Instead, I have found a renewed desire to focus on home, family, and personal engagement. I love cooking, gardening, reading, spending time with my family and (but don’t tell my family this) traveling and seeing beautiful things. I love being outdoors; but I love being home too.

So here I am, l am looking for inspiration, connection, and renewal for body, mind, and soul. So I plan to use a new way of thinking in my life to make my life better. I am going try something new.

I will:
Do more reading and responding to people (not events or information)
Enjoy things for what they are
Slow down enough to think before I speak
Take more pictures
Reach out more to others
Share kindness
Spend more time writing here and on RestorableLiving.com

I would love to hear what other think about this too