My Week-long Wanderlust Wrap-Up

So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the path of each man’s genius contracts itself to a very few hours. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I feel weird. Plain and simple. I  had the thought this afternoon, “I’d take driving 20 hours again over this…” I was […]


It’s not our intuitive nature to do this. It is our tendency to move toward comfort. What if when we ask we receive an exceptional reply? The “rest and digest” reptilian oriented state. Homeostasis. Equilibrium. You name it. Chaos, on the other hand, and I speak in terms of cognitive, emotional dissonance, or put another […]

Would I Have Done That?

Why is it that I learn more about myself in the aisles of a grocery store than any other place? I’d like to count how many times my blogs begin with a description of an experience in Walmart! This one starts out much the same, except I decided to go to a new store. As […]

A Gulp and some Spirit– You Ready?

I can’t count how many times I’ve heard, “But Kori, I know what to do” or “Kori, I really should know how to do this on my own” or “Kori, I have the information– I just can’t “do” it.” And to each of these comments, I usually nod, smile, and respond with a “Yep,” a […]