Paying Attention: How Orange Jello Changed My Life

Paying Attention to What You’re Paying Attention To: The Orange Jello Incident My in-laws lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is about a nine-hour drive from Austin. Why do I mention the length of the trip? Because, nine hours is a long time for a husband to listen to his wife …

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Check Out New “WHAT I’M READING PAGE:” Free Bibliotherapy

WHAT I’M READING With the site update I’ve added a Bibliotherapy page. I’m a reader and a writer and convinced we learn most from stories. “Lists” and “Tips” may get people to click on a website thus accomplishing the advertising exposure the promise intended, but we don’t learn much from …

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Last Mexico Tourist Standing: My Very First Riot!

Last Mexico City Tourist Standing. My Very First Riot! Best of: I recently updated this site. As part of that process I reviewed and removed most of the posts. Many of the photos and texts had fallen into space long ago. I will be re-entering the ones I like the …

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Stress. Mowing the Lawn Can Make You Blind

Dateline: Threadgill’s Local International Branch Office and former Armadillo World Headquarters frequented by: Jimmy Buffet and Ray Charles.  How to Be Miserable and Make Stupid Mistakes The promised “Lawn Mower Incident” or how anxiety can make you blind. ANXIETY: Anxiety is the body’s reaction to a real or perceived threat. …

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More on the Marrying a Divorced Person

ANXIETY and LOVE ADDICTION   Question:“I am engaged to a man who has been married three times . . . Our relationship began during his third marriage and he met his second wife while he was in his first marriage. He says I’m different than the other women, that he loves me …

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Why Bowen Theory? Psychology that Works

Dateline: DFW Airport Branch Headquarters. Today I saw Willie Nelson, so there was entertainment. Why Bowen Theory? Psychology was not my direction in undergraduate school. I took the pre-med route planning a future as a veterinarian. By the time I was ready for graduate school, I’d changed my mind, realizing …

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“Yes on the Coffee, No Thanks on the Molestation.”

“Yes on the Coffee, No Thanks on the Molestation.”Last Mexico Tourist Standing, Dateline: Threadgill’s Local International  Branch Office, Austin, Texas. The owner met Elvis Presley when he played at his club—The Armadillo World Headquarters. Elvis wasn’t first on the bill. He was third. The playbill read: Elvis Presley, Wildman Folksinger. …

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