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Off the Rails

I used to cry. Just cry. When asked why I was crying, I responded, “I don’t know!” Sometimes I could point to a reason for the sadness, mostly not. I really didn’t know, because in addition to being born three months premature, I was taught to ‘suck it up and move on’. The problem with…

Reunions

There are many kinds of reunions. family old friends souls you feel you’ve met before visits from beyond happy, sad, bittersweet, all reunions- similar, yet different. I am in yet another city working joyfully caught up with another old friend, SH, and like when I saw my friend JM in Cincinnati the topic of conversation…

Traveling Alone – I Did It!

I drove four hours today for work overnight the first of three nights alone in a strange place. Not such a big deal- for a regular business traveler, but for me, it was huge! This is the first big trip alone first hotel stay alone. Sure, I’ve traveled since, well you know, since my Love…

New Beginnings II

“Perhaps that is where our choice lies — in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning.” ― Elana K. Arnold, “Burning” Today seems like the first day of the rest of my life. A day for new beginnings, to be grateful for blessings past,…