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[success]Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive. ~ Bryant H. McGill[/success] That’s it, I’ve officially become ask Abbey, or Prudence, or whatever her name was and I don’t mind one bit.  You might suppose I’m being asked thoughtful, life altering questions…mmm not so much.  Unless, how did you get those grease stains out of your shirt, or what do you do to keep your orchids blooming, count as life altering questions.  And then there’s that age old enquiry  which seems to persistently loom large…why are Brits so stingy with ice cubes in drinks? But every now and then things pop up that really light my fire…like these. Sometimes staying positive in the face of reality just makes me feel irritated at myself. How do you deal with that? I’m having trouble with a neighbour and I get very upset, and want to respond in…

[success]It is a most healthy and productive exercise to daily relive the day as you wish you had lived it, revising the scenes to make them conform to your ideals. ~ Neville[/success] There you are, tucked up beneath your covers, all relaxed and quiet and about to fall asleep when bam, some awful thought drags you right back to some awful something that happened, or didn’t happen but should have. And surprise, surprise, you’re now, wide awake, imagining the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day you’ve just had.  Not a great way to end the day, and totally not what’s needed to help you get to sleep. As a recovering insomniac who’s probably spent more night time hours awake than asleep I naturally have something to say on the topic.  My Darling One would say I have something to say on most topics…but this is one of my genuine…

I stand accused.  I’m crushed.  Some friends have told me that the directions I gave them to our new home must be English directions, because they didn’t understand them and got lost…well not really lost…they had to call for clarification.  But in the old days, before cell phones, when dinosaurs ruled the earth, they would have been lost. Pondering, as I’m apt to do when accused of giving false information, I reached the conclusion that they might have a point, and there was something missing in my directions. I’m more accustomed to this: Take a right by the… Then left by the And when you come to the… You should see our place… To tell the truth…as I suppose I must…this is not really our house, this is The Oakley Court, a hotel near Windsor, England.  They do a very nice afternoon tea. Today’s trivia… the reason why there’s so…

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