The Third Year

2016: We had a brand new puppy, a 13-month-old, a 3-year-old whose Hello Kitty birthday party was exactly two weeks…

I am a Crumpled Paper

“Be free where you are.” -Thich Nhat Hanh Have you ever thought about the way we cling to the idea…

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I’ve always had an eye for the good stuff. (Pictured: me reading a Harlequin trashy novel at the age of…

A Curated Life

2018 in review, January to December.   “Life can only be understood backwards;  but it must be lived forwards.” –Soren…

The Holiday Blues

I could feel something percolating in my body before I was conscious of the shift in my mood. It was…

Dinner Tables and Gratitude

The Thanksgiving table has changed considerably in the last two decades. Grandparents have passed. Relatives have become estranged. Children have…

Your Voice Matters

Aristotle famously said that “man is by nature a political animal.” I think most people would cringe at being labeled…

The New from the Old

photo source It was dark when we drove away from the penguin parade in Australia. My three children were asleep…