BECOMING BETTER

Jean Croker Petke


Category: change

To Train or Be Trained

To Train or Be Trained

The question of the week at my house is: Am I the trainer or the trainee? You see, there’s a new resident at my house. A cat, named T. He gorgeous — I chose him for his looks. He’s about four months old and was a feral cat, so life at my house is totally […]

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Life changes

Life changes

When I came back from my last trip I felt like I needed a new life. Travel causes us to see differently, which is a good thing. I wondered if I needed to change my focus, my activities, or realign my priorities. Perhaps you’ve experienced something similar. I didn’t really consciously change anything. However, other […]

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On the rails?

On the rails?

Sometimes it’s easy to get our tasks accomplished and/or pursue our passions. Sometimes, it’s not so easy. Lately, I’ve been struggling to do the things I really want to do — those things I consider a priority: practicing piano, reading, writing, knitting. The questions I’m asking myself: Have I gotten off the rails, off track, […]

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How’s Your Hearing?

How’s Your Hearing?

While traveling with a friend a few years ago, she suggested I get my hearing checked. It seems¬† I often didn’t hear what she said to me, though I was unaware of the issue. Upon my return I made an appointment with the audiologist. The tests showed significant hearing loss in both ears. I was […]

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Life Status

Life Status

I copied a quote from Austin Kleon sometime ago: Life doesn’t get better. It just changes. I don’t know if he was talking about life with a capital L or just stuff — the little as well as the big stuff. I often hear people remark: As soon as this event/crisis is over, we’ll get […]

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