Shampoo bars

24. June 2018 grooming, therapies 0
Shampoo bars
Re-purposing used soap is my idea of fun. I’m enjoying my coffee scrub bars. The latest batch is shampoo balls. I used glycerin soap, coconut, almond and vanilla Dead Sea bath salt with coconut cooking oil spray. It took some tinkering; this turned out better using stove top simmering heat and a portable mixer. Instead ...

Obstacles

24. June 2018 Uncategorized 0
Obstacles
My all-in-one desktop kept overheating. It shut off randomly right in the middle of something. I put it into storage for about a year and relied on the Linux operating system. I took it out of storage about a year later. Much to my surprise, it worked great except for two weeks of a never-ending ...

Grief relievers

20. June 2018 health, therapies 0
Grief relievers
I was feeling awfully sad and sensitive during the week of June 20th. Even the most comical movie I’ve ever seen only lasted for two days worth of relief. Rat Race (Wikipedia link) gave me uncontrollable belly laughs again; I peed. Laughing was a temporary fix and probably wouldn’t define it as depression. Well okay, ...

Deck planting

10. May 2018 florist 0
Deck planting
Container gardens are easier to manage compared to serious landscape themes. I appreciate shuffling the containers around for optimal growing conditions. Visual aesthetics of a deck garden is a type of therapy: Creative art helps to take my focus off things that are beyond my abilities to control. For instance, money is a problem. Home ...

Too happy

18. February 2018 Uncategorized 0
Too happy
I’m studying bipolar disorders to understand how to help. Here’s an article to ponder (later). Hope I get a chance to finish reading this. Might learn something. “Can you imagine my dilemma? If you have bipolar, then you probably can. I am too happy. I am too energized. I am manic. If I don’t do ...