Lesson Three: Keep Only Things that Bring You Joy

“Discard everything that does not spark joy.”  ~Marie Kondo One of my favorite things to do is watch tortoises eat. In Torti Town, there are two concrete stepping stones next to each other, fondly referred to as “The Slab.” It is on the slab that I lay out all of the culinary goodness I haveContinue reading “Lesson Three: Keep Only Things that Bring You Joy”

Lesson Two: Things Do Not Have to be Perfect to be Ideal

“Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be LIVED. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, uncertainly, imperfectly, magically LIVED.”  ~Mandy Hale Sometimes in life, we need to follow these steps: Ready….fire! Aim and fire again! If we wait for perfection, we may wait too long. The first time I built a hideout for the tortoises, IContinue reading “Lesson Two: Things Do Not Have to be Perfect to be Ideal”

Lesson One: Just ask!

“Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.” ~Maya Angelou It all started when a student of mine gave me three tortoises.  Well, it actually all started when I mastered the art of using the potty on a toilet. The prize I chose for this feat was a tortoise stuffed animal. MaybeContinue reading “Lesson One: Just ask!”