(Navigating the Decline of My Mom – Story #2)
I wake up this morning and am lucid dreaming. In the dream, I feel frustrated and angry, similar to how I feel about my mom’s health […]
If you are like me, you have likely experienced a variety of emotions upon hearing news about the pandemic and directly experiencing the effects of closures, empty grocery store shelves, social isolation, etc. My […]
(Navigating the Decline of My Mom – Story #1)
It has been several months since I’ve had a good cry about my mom’s health decline from the effects of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Pick’s […]
Once a week my partner Mark and I meet for a “heart talk”. This is an opportunity for us to discuss vulnerable issues that may have come up for us during the week related […]
Happy New Year! I love this time of year. The days are getting longer. The busyness of the holidays is behind us. I feel alive with new possibilities and am inspired to create anew.
For my 50th birthday in February, I decided to gift myself by following one of my long-held dreams…to swim with the dolphins.
I don’t recall when this dream originated. It may have formed while sailing […]
A lot has happened in my life since my last post, including the dissolution of my 18-year marriage, letting go of my home and most of my possessions, and moving eight times (I am […]
A three-quarter moon glowed pinkish-peach from the rising sun’s reflection on its shadowy surface, as it made its decent towards the horizon. Alone, I stood on the beach taking in the luminescent beauty of […]
A large metallic blue-green dragonfly buzzed back and forth again and again. I followed it with my eyes, like watching a tennis match. It was unusual, so I took it as a good sign. […]
“Enough is enough. It’s time to let go,” my body told to me.
A month earlier, I had woken up with the flu. I was nauseous, tired, and had a fever. I was also in […]
Two days after New Years, I had an appointment with my massage therapist, Gypsy. Walking into his studio was like emerging into a safe cozy cocoon; candles were lit, the lights were turned down, […]
Every year on New Year’s, John and I have a tradition of sitting down to review our personal and professional accomplishments from the previous year, and set our intentions for the year to come. […]
It had rained all day and two more storms were expected. That evening we got a reprieve as the clouds parted and the full moon lit up the night sky. From our house, just […]
Saying Goodbye to Bucky – Part Two
(Scroll down to previous post for Part One)
I thought I would feel relieved after putting Bucky to sleep, but I felt awful. Had he still wanted to live? […]