Category Archives: Normal Thinking

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

(This is clematis and it is going to look beautiful soon… possibly) New experiences continue here and we’re like children (nice children, not cranky children…) as we discover different ways to be in the world together. Denis has returned to … Continue reading

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Old woman, Old man, Woods – Story

(Patterns… cabbage) I was watching an art video on YouTube today and it reminded me (long story) that sometimes what other people hear in their heads isn’t what we thought we said. Many years ago I attended a course where … Continue reading

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Friday Quote. Plato knew about baby steps!

(Heart Art from Paris) Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. – Plato Go on, go on, go on, you’re doing great, Mairead.

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Be careful with the lettuce….

(Perfect Hands… Granny and grandchild) I will be giving a talk in Dublin on Tuesday night and one of the sections is about being unique. I was thinking… we’ve heard it all before…. each person is unique. From our finger … Continue reading

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Little Signs of Creative Misery.

(Busy insect in Mount Usher gardens last week) I’m immersing myself in creative things. Making and doing but also reading about the creative process and watching movies about creative people. And everywhere I turn I see more articles or books … Continue reading

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Look! It’s the break light!

(Graffiti in cafe toilet – I didn’t write it) I’ve uncovered another of my patterns and this one is big (for me). I’ve been working away for the past month on productivity. I’ve read the book, Getting Things Done by … Continue reading

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More normal thinking.

(Library pictures….. meat….) I have always been a carnivore. My normal thinking around it would be: To survive a human needs to eat meat (almost) every day. While I have often considered eating less meat, my normal thinking told me … Continue reading

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You are Here

(Where are we?) In the cathedral building on the Rock of Cashel, there’s a map of all the buildings on the site. This map is on a stone plinth in the centre of the cathedral. Somewhere on that map there’s a label … Continue reading

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Learning to Swim

(Ellen, who showed me the Living with Beauty swim) Our nice visitors are gone. We miss them. We do have a pair of shoes they accidentally left behind but it’s just not the same. So maybe it’s not “the clothes that make … Continue reading

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What programs are you running?

I’m reading a lot at the moment, and different ideas are popping into my head. I’ve started to call this “organic study.” One of the books I’ve been reading is called Using your Brain for a Change by Richard Bandler. … Continue reading

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