Rainy day dreams

March 8, 2014
What do you dream about on a rainy day? When you light the candles and curl up with a blanket? Do you dream of hiking the Himalayas? Diving in the Seychelles? Taking...

Intimidate you? Right.

February 8, 2014
Yes, in my single, young womanhood,  this was an issue. Not even that young--maybe mid-30s in age, the mid-1980s in era. Back in the days when we women were straddling...

About friendship & public snorting

January 6, 2014
CurlyGirl Designs does it again! I texted a Florida friend last month, asking "Hey, wanna snort tomorrow afternoon?"  She knew I didn't mean cocaine. I meant snort...

India: Mosquitoes, malaria & talismans

December 7, 2013
It's rare that I take a vacation that pushes me so clearly past the boundaries of my comfort level. That's because vacations are supposed to be "fun" and for me, that...

Traveling light: a life without luggage

November 10, 2013
Not too long ago I had an online dialogue with a friend about the benefits of traveling light. That is, going through life without luggage--both figuratively and...

Awakening from the nightmare of youth

July 23, 2013
Happy birthday to ME! And trust me, I plan to have a really good one! I awakened from the nightmare of youth a long time ago, thank God. Age has brought with it the...

Of rattlesnakes, compassion & forgiveness

June 20, 2013
This is a post about the journey from hurt to compassion, and its ultimate destination: forgiveness. It's not an easy path, I can tell you that.  If you've taken a...

Married to a Luddite

June 2, 2013
"Are you on Facebook?" someone recently asked my husband. He said that he was not. "I can't imagine why anyone would be interested in the minutiae of my daily life,...

Bound-up hearts

May 18, 2013
In a conversation the other day, I was taken aback  to hear a friend speak of another friend with judgment and condemnation. I saw the situation differently. I...

Mothering ourselves on Mother’s Day

May 12, 2013
Painting, women's rest room, Nepenthe, Big Sur   I've lived in a world of not good enough mothers imperfect bad mothers   But the mother is a child...

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