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The Eclipse of the Butter Dish

Picking up the top of our leaded crystal butter dish while unloading the dishwasher this morning, it slipped out of my hand. I watched helplessly as it fell to the floor in slow motion and [...]

2020-06-25T11:55:55+00:00

The Lighthouse

A beacon of illumination that guides me in uncharted times. My drawing is partly accurate and partly imagined. Aren’t most things? We are storytellers, creating narratives from our own experience, perception and values. On June [...]

2020-06-11T11:19:25+00:00

Metamorphosis: A parable

Last week, this vision presented itself during meditation: Humanity appeared as caterpillars crawling all over the planet. In many areas, the caterpillars were coming together frantically climbing to reach an imaginary apex. They crawled over [...]

2020-05-21T16:44:21+00:00

Some Things Never Change

In the course of this month’s self-isolation due to the pandemic, I’ve sorted, organized and weeded out closets and drawers. Yesterday’s focus included smaller, obscure places like my horizontal file cabinet. In it were three [...]

2020-04-18T13:24:02+00:00

It’s the details!

In the months leading up to self-isolation, my daily existence began to speed up and veer out of control. Life whizzed by and exiting the speeding train seemed impossible. But as we moved into week [...]

2020-04-15T15:23:25+00:00

Thirty Days to a New You

While you are at home for the next 30-days self-isolating, scrolling through Facebook, Instagram and old emails, think of what December 2020 will look like. Similar to the photo above, we’ll have a whole new [...]

2020-03-16T08:52:52+00:00

I love to laugh…

I’ve been talking to dead people since 1974, consciously. I may have done it before thinking it was just an internal conversation. Now though, it’s pretty commonplace. Sometimes it’s my mother acting as my cheerleader, [...]

2020-03-02T21:59:27+00:00

I’m going home.

My dad suffered from Alzheimer’s the last several years of his life. When it became too much for my mom to handle, we moved my parents to a home across the street from us to [...]

2020-02-08T19:25:25+00:00

The Best of Times

I remember observing the popular kids saying that high school would be the best time of their lives. My view differed; I saw life as a ladder, with each rung offering me a broader perspective. [...]

2019-12-28T12:26:24+00:00