i want to be your friend.
it took a long breath. and replied
i have been waiting my whole life for this.
~ nayyriha waheed
Basilica di San Francesco d'Assisi
We couldn't think of a better place to begin our journey of peeling off all the psychological layers of life. You know the ones I'm talking about: Fear, Self-loathing, procrastination, anger, disbelief, etc.
St Francis is the patron saint of Italy and of animals. His Saint Day is October 4th.
HRH was happy to Ascend on Assisi!
Welcome to Caked-on Makeup
The Queen and I have started a blog! A couple years ago, but as you can see there isn’t that much here except a whole bunch of chaos. Maybe you can relate. Chaos seems to be synonymous with midlife. Oh well, I’m digging myself out, and am putting what’s been useful for me here. HRH has her own musings from time to time also.
Take a gander at our most recent stories
- Why is it So Hard to Do What I Say I’m Going to Do?
I’ve been meaning to do something with this website for a while. I have also wanted to start vlogging for a looong time now – probably a year and a half, at least. I’ve done nothing for a few reasons: Perfectionism – that sucky thing that goes something like, “Oh, your teeth are broken”, or … Why is it So Hard to Do What I Say I’m Going to Do? Read More »Read More »
- How to Set SMART Goals: Getting Fit in Autumn
Decide comes from the latin de- meaning off and caedere meaning cut. So, to decide to do something means to cut off any other choices. I “decided” four years ago to get fit. I “decided” three years ago to get fit. I “decided” two years ago to get fit. I also decided to enjoy happy … How to Set SMART Goals: Getting Fit in Autumn Read More »Read More »
- GoFundMe: Kimberly’s Italian Exodus
Dearly Beloved, this is a GoFundMe crowdfunding medical emergency post. I really need your help! Donate to Kimberly’s Italian Exodus Fund We are gathered here today to help a woman, me (Kimberly), who has given her entire life to others. I have given and given and given, and finally I followed my dream and moved … GoFundMe: Kimberly’s Italian Exodus Read More »Read More »