So much to share. Where to begin? I rarely delve into the subject of physical health but I am today. I had surgery on September 1st. I have ongoing back issues which, according to my neurosurgeon, are 80% genetic and 20% lifestyle. I cannot tell you how better it made me feel that my … Continue reading September
I’ve decided to return to school and obtain a Masters in Social Work. Yay! The decision came to fruition earlier this summer. During therapy, I mentioned that a good friend, John, said, “You should get a job as a bartender! You’d be great. You get people to open up. You’d make a fortune!” My … Continue reading An August Sunday
To Whom It Definitely Concerns: Though I know you won't read this, I feel compelled to share my thoughts. I am writing you today out of sadness, frustration, and a little anger. Not that long ago I would not have admitted the anger I didn't think I had the right to feel. And that would … Continue reading An Open Letter
I apologize for not providing an update on what I've been up to and why I stopped posting. It isn't you. It is me. So, why did I stop posting? I guess the good news is there was no catastrophe or event that prevented me from doing so. Nor was it inertia. I felt my … Continue reading My Apology
I invite you to check out my new Elephant Journal article. I'm guessing the themes will see extremely familiar to many of you. Thanks for listening. Stay in touch. Connect. Why I Stopped Reading Minds
My grandparents, George and Mary, who I called "grandpa" and "bubby" my entire life, were my biggest fans. Together, they personified unconditional love. Even when I was young, they respected my opinions, showing patience as I synthesized my world. When I made mistakes, they were quick to forgive. That does not mean they did not acknowledge … Continue reading The Grand Scheme of Things
The mere act of thinking about what I'm thinking about helps me gain perspective, often leading to minor epiphanies on my journey.