Category: Revelations

Published on May 17, 2018

Surrender to the Shadowlands

It is gray here. Even as the sun sparkles on the bright blue ocean, there is little impulse other than to sleep or escape into a novel for hours on end.  I eat too much, […]

Creativity
Dance
Grief
Revelations
Transformation

Published on April 23, 2018

Sometimes Our Six-Year-Old Knows Best

Relax. Breathe. Focus. These were the words my friend whispered over and over as I precariously made my way across the slack line for the first time. He whispered them again the second time, as I […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on March 28, 2018

Passing the Torch

Classic Cozy Craftsman, 5 Blocks to Beach. This week I open my home up as an Air BnB.  The idea came to me when my daughter told me she would be leaving for Colorado.  This […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on March 15, 2018

The Cracked Mirror

This March I turn 56.  And for the first time, it is not a birthday I welcome.  It will be the first one without my husband since we married over 26 years ago.  My daughter is […]

Aging
Creativity
Grief
Revelations
Transformation

Published on March 02, 2018

Without Him

It is strange the things that trigger the grieving.  The other day it was my visit to my accountant to prepare our taxes. Every year for over 26 years we had our ritual at tax […]

Grief
Revelations

Published on February 27, 2018

If I Were to Die Tomorrow….How Would I Have Lived My Today?

Sitting in a room with other beautiful souls, participating in a Kirtan Concert with Bachan Kaur, I let the heavenly music wash over me.  Eyes closed, heart open, the songs flowed and danced and invited […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on January 13, 2018

What If It Wasn’t Fear After All

A week ago I wrote about fear and losing the battle to it as I contemplated going to an open mic.  After last night, I am stepping back and questioning whether it was fear that held […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on January 06, 2018

What Happens When the Fear Wins?

This is not the post I wanted to be writing at the beginning of the year. I wanted to start the new year filled with hope and the promise of better things to come.  I […]

Creativity
Grief
Revelations

Published on December 18, 2017

And We Take Another Step – The First Christmas

Tradition.  The transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation. Christmas when I was growing up was always fraught with tension, as expectations ran high and indubitably my parents would get into a big […]

Grief
Revelations

Published on November 30, 2017

His Missingness Has Woven Us Tighter

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, my daughter and I made a pilgrimage east to be with my husband’s family.  Five hours flying, then another five hours driving as we made our way up into the beauty […]

Grief
Revelations