looking back, 2018 (part 2)

Before my daughter and I settled in to watch the 2016 election results come in (with several craft beers and lots of snacks), she pulled a Tarot card: The Tower, Reversed. It is a card that means change, with an image that indicates turbulence and upheaval.


It’s been quite a while since I posted, not due to lost interest, but rather to the legal course I was taking requiring all my energies. I’m finished now, and it will be interesting to see what comes of this new pathway. πŸ™‚ In the meantime, I decided to jump into NaNoWrimo. This is my…

Complexity and View

There is not much simple about our times, nor is it easy to be satisfied with cute little stories about enlightened moments, when almost all of us are facing very difficult choices every day, dealing with those we love, and trying not to hate those seeing the world in very different ways from our own.


Studying happiness is counter-intuitive. My tendency is to think that the more time I spend on studying how to be happy, the less time I’m spending ‘just being’, which is a happy state. Yet…

Sharing the Important Things

After a long conversation with a fellow in the neighborhood, I ran to my keyboard to write about the disconnected thoughts and questions it evoked.Β 

Sharing Secrets

Tempting title, right?Β  But really what I want to share is an indulgence in my life, something I hide in plain view…