Category Archives: I’m A Sucker For Nostalgia

The Broken Bowl

This is how my recent stoneware pottery bowl arrived in the mail: I could’ve panicked. I could easily envision a perfect bowl filled with promise…oh the wonderful things that it could contain, the liquids it could carry!  I could’ve been … Continue reading

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The Beat Goes On

Recently, while riding the bus, a song came on the driver’s mini-radio. It was Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”.  Feeling particularly sad that down from a set of circumstances beyond my control, the song matched my mood.  I … Continue reading

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Passion and Purpose 

I suppose I should say that everyone should aspire to these goals and elevate to become aware of what drives them.  But I don’t think like regular people.  I prefer a less-travelled route, one with less declarations and more value. … Continue reading

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How to Heal 

I’ve been refraining from writing in my blog lest I present myself as enamored with personal Tales of Woe. This blog should be a happy place, my safety zone, a place of Joy and Peace and Healing. When I started … Continue reading

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The Beast of 2016

The hardest thing to do is to be still and observe, given our limited concept of time.  How does one go in the in-between places, stay there and be truly quiet?  How do you get comfortable with yourself in a … Continue reading

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The Power of Doing Nothing

I’ll admit that this last Presidential election irritated me.  On Election night, I panicked and all of my fears during the primary were confirmed: Donald Trump had “won”. I’ll also admit that all of my hopes and dreams about this … Continue reading

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Life on a Boat

When the rudder is damaged and it feels as though you’re lost at sea, consider this: You still have the oars.

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