Wearing David Bowie’s Pants

See, I’m not the only one who feels that this year is THE year. As I’ve written, death has a way of shining a light on life that brings a profound shift in how we do things. Thank you Ms. Juli for your action provoking post (and link – greatly appreciated!)


Like most people, I have dreams that have gone unfulfilled. I’ve made plans and broken promises to myself. Excuses happen. Life gets in the way. Daily demands occur that are hardly noteworthy. Feed the dog. Wash the laundry. Do this. Do that. Take out the trash on your way out the door…

But then I see this:

David Bowie writing, singing and performing his own epitaph while dying of cancer. You have to admire a guy who’s willing to squeeze every drop of time and LIFE out of his last months here on Earth.

What did I do today? What did I accomplish? Did I do anything at all today that will bring me closer to my goals?

Excuses have been anchoring me in place for far too long. I think it’s time I put on my big girl pants (or a pair of David Bowie’s pants) and move forward…

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