Here I go again, shooting my mouth off …

… but if I’m going to “shoot” anything, better my mouth than a gun.  At least no one will end up dead.  Angry, maybe.  Or offended possibly.  But not dead.  And that I guncan handle.

Surely you’ve been expecting me to weigh in on Cecil.  I’ve opined and ranted, in this blog, about every other vile atrocity we’ve witnessed; and sadly, continue to witness because there just seems to be no end in sight.

So why would I stop now?

How can anyone consider the taking of a life, any life, be it human, animal, mammal, whatever, fun?  How can anyone consider it entertainment?  Or sport?  Tennis is Continue reading

Remind me NEVER to go to Copenhagen …

I don’t know if you saw the news on the weekend.  I was so stunned, so disgusted, so appalled I could barely breathe.  I still cannot believe it actually copenhagenhappened.

Officials at a zoo in Copenhagen killed a healthy giraffe, cut it up and fed it to the lions.  As if this wasn’t heinous enough, the macabre ‘event’ was open to the public.  And the public came.  With children.  People actually showed up to witness a helpless animal being slaughtered unnecessarily.  And then they watched while the barely dead animal was butchered and turned into lunch for a Continue reading

Day 89. Good Fortune

Citrine.  A colour (one of my favourites).  A gemstone (also one of my favourites).  And also known as the “success stone”, because it promotes success, prosperity and abundance.  Which I did not know, until I googled it.  Apparently it’s really known for promoting success in business, which is why it is often referred to as the “merchant’s stone”.

It also imparts generosity, or a sharing of the wealth (something your friends and family will be happy to hear).  And it dissipates any negative energy from its surroundings.  It’s said to increase psychic powers and self esteem.  To open the mind to new thoughts and, to promote clarity of thought.

Apparently, it is sometimes used by healers to help with digestion, because it can cleanse, purify and eliminate poisons that have built up.  It can have a calming effect in stressful situations; and can help relieve depression.  And, it can give joy and love to the owner.  Continue reading