About MarcyI'm tackling a series of challenges, and I'm becoming less timid and squeamish in the process. I'm also writing my memoirs, one scene at a time. Read more.
"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." --Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebrate your courage; send me a postcard.
- COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days
- Confronting the Abyss at Trapeze School New York
- Driving Lessons
- 47 Years of Great Rock: You Say It’s Your Birthday
- Hey, Raw Meat!
- Hiking the Inca Trail, Day 2: Nobody Messes with Dead Woman’s Pass
- How to eat real food in 8 easy steps
- I Bust a Move on Dance Central a/k/a Cartoons Pity Me in My Basement
- If You Give a Mom a Blog
- In the days of my youth… Listening to Led Zeppelin
- It took me only 13 days to stop complaining for a week
- Just let go: Jump off a cliff
- Love in a Mixtape
- Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies in Cages with Tigers
- Sleepers: 10 movies you’ve never seen, but should
- The Grid: 101 Things and Beyond
Author Archives: Marcy
“If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.” – Henry David Thoreau I called myself out back in November for not giving an earnest effort to grow sunflowers even though I had checked … Continue reading
The theme for Twisted Mixtape this week is songs that were new to me in 2013 (or thereabouts). 1. “Love Interruption” by Jack White I was already a big Jack White and White Stripes fan, but I heard this song … Continue reading
Ready? Open your basket. You take out a fish you’ve never cooked before, a breakfast food, a curry paste, and a couple of small turnips. You have 30 minutes to cook dinner. Begin… Since I’m hooked on the cooking show … Continue reading
I’ve written before about how much completing my list meant to me, but just how should you go about making and completing a list of 101 things in 1001 days? Please check out my guest post today at Pick the … Continue reading
I avoided nagging my husband about putting away the Christmas tree, and aside from the household peace, there was an unexpected benefit. I loved trying out the photography challenge to create abstract light shots. OK, now that tree must go.
Looking back at some of my favorite posts from 2013, it was a busy year that saw me finishing my list of 101 things in 1001 days. January Just Say Yes I suspected it was risky to get together with … Continue reading
COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days I completed 101 things in 1001 days, a quest that took a lot of my energy for the last two and three-quarter years, but gave back more than it took. My list took me … Continue reading
For the last few years, we’ve been having extra special meals on Christmas day. My sons are now teenagers, and as we’ve let go of some traditions that we had when they were little boys, we’ve also grown to appreciate … Continue reading
See this little piece of wood with nails pounded into it? I don’t know what it is or why I saved it, so as I worked through the last cluttered area of my house, it was safe to say it … Continue reading