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These days, I’ve been measuring the state of affairs in my life by our return to pre-pandemic activities. It’s interesting,…

House Arrest

I’m not superstitious about the significance of how a year starts, but this one has us locked down in quarantine,…

A Christmas Wish

Another December comes to an end, another Christmas unfolds before our eyes, lights twinkling, presents and too much food, and…

November

I have a strange, sometimes frustrating method for traveling. It’s one part methodical, one part woo-woo. I started traveling at…

1+1+1+1+1

What do you do when everything feels hopeless? Like we’re born, life beats us around, and then we die kind…

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…