The Fruit of Our Labor

We have gardens in the front and back yards at my house. We paid more attention to them when we…

The Yellowjacket in Me

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” …

The Ocean, My Mentor

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are an entire ocean in a drop.” -Rumi One of my…

Up, Up, and Away

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus My…

Thank You For Your Time

“Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend.” – Diogenes I finally got around to refinancing the…

Rebirth

Approaching the first day of spring, I think about how we are entering a new season in so many ways.…

Birthday Wishes

When you are young, birthdays are milestones. Becoming a toddler. Finally in school. Teenager. Sweet Sixteen. Voting age. Drinking age.…

Clinging

It’s February, my birthday month. This will be the last year of my thirties, which somehow managed to be one…