Making Old Things New

Beba SchlottmannUncategorized 3 Comments

Well, the New Year is upon us, and with it comes a flood of expectations, dos and don’ts lists, new journals, new attitudes, and new diet trends. Sometimes keeping up with plans and organizing the calendar for the new year seems to be just as stressful as shopping and preparing for Christmas! I’ve been thinking and meditating about how I …

Everyone Dies, So Live Now!

Beba SchlottmannInspirational, Other Writings, Recommendations 4 Comments

For the longest time, people around the world (especially in North America) have associated death with the Grim Reaper. Typically “he” is a creepy skeletal guy donning a dark hooded cape and a scythe to reap the souls of the dying. Now, if you live in East Asia, the Grim reaper is often portrayed in media as a hotter-than-hot, Calvin …

Field Notes: Raggedy This and Raggedy That!

Beba SchlottmannGoing Places, Other Writings, Recommendations, Uncategorized 2 Comments

I remember as a child how much I enjoyed playing with Barbies. They were my favorite childhood toy, but I also remember hugging the “life” out of a Raggedy Ann doll I had. At one point I even dressed up as Raggedy Ann for a play at church. The one thing I found fascinating was the red hair (or red …