it’s actually worse than I thought

Balance. Dictionary.com defines balance. among others, as: [bal-uh ns] noun a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. something used to produce equilibrium; counterpoise. mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc. If I was to be tested on my current ability to strike a balance, I would get a big fat F. The…


how hiking curbed my violence

The walls have been closing in on me as of late. So many demands. So much to learn. So much to do. And I need the Internet for all of it. Every last stinkin’ piece. Now imagine my horror, frustration, denial and, finally, white-hot rage as I awoke in Vegas at 5:30 a.m. on Friday to…


that’s what friends are for

I realize that My Year of Sweat has been a bit a ghost town lately. Nine days since my last post. You can practically see the tumbleweed bouncing along the lonely pages here. I’ve been a wee bit busy with this new job thing. Too busy to blog. Too busy to exercise. Yep, I said…



sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, according to Freud but I know of at least one fountain that is not just a fountain look at this water spurting hither and yon thank you, people of Lake Tahoe for your fantastic sense of humour Keep moving. Even when your cup runneth over! xoxo nancy



Home a race to get her listed taking advantage of the final days of summer when she looks her best umpteen items purged 2 bathrooms gutted and refinished countless tears shed and fights had off-the-charts stress until finally… LISTED! on 10/03/14 9 showings 27 days on the market 1 offer with 7 revisions a final deadline of 6:00…