Many things are resolved with the tincture of time.A friend Medicine is an inexact science.Author unknown. I was reminded of conversations many years ago with my mother-in-law who talked about aches and pains she was experiencing. None were serious or affected her ability to do everyday tasks, but she lived with discomfort. It’s just a … Continue reading Aches, Pains, and Unexplained Bodily Sensations
The ordinary is extraordinary.Author unknown. Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things are.Marianne Williamson I awoke one morning recently, stepped outside to admire the trees and sky, and heard birds singing! It was a delightful start to the day. Listening to birdsong may seem very ordinary, but it’s a … Continue reading Experiencing Joy
The Wild Woman Within
Wild- words used to describe “Wild”: untamed; indicative of strong passion, desire, or emotion; deviating from the intended or expected course; natural state or existence; going beyond normal or conventional bounds; not subject to restraint. From the Merriam Webster dictionary …that wild woman within each of us that yearns to live authentically.From Becoming of Age … Continue reading The Wild Woman Within
Blog Post Correction
Hello everyone At the end of my last blog post titled Becoming of Age (February 18, 2023), there is an error in the email address. My profound apologies to anyone who tried to reach me and could not. Should you wish to contact me and or find out how to obtain a copy of my … Continue reading Blog Post Correction
Becoming of Age
We’re all on a heroine’s journey that’s anything but a straight path.From “Becoming of Age” One mark of wisdom is the ability to distinguish between who we are educated to be and who we truly are.Mary Pipher Once in awhile dreams come true. I have been fortunate in my life to have a few. My … Continue reading Becoming of Age
It’s important to be kind.Kay When I was twelve or so, my mother and I had a conversation about relationships. What my mother said then stunned me. “I am glad I married and had children, but if I had not, I would have made a life for myself just the same.” I did not fully … Continue reading Remembering Kay
Realizing a Grand Ambition
Image credit: SaSaFit (https://www.sasafit.com/) …dream a little before you think.Toni Morrison Spring is here. The time of beginnings. A door opening to something new. But opening to what? Maybe it’s a fervent hope that something better is ahead (notwithstanding fringe politics, Omicron subvariants, Ukraine, and the world in turmoil). After more than two years of … Continue reading Realizing a Grand Ambition
Sometimes there are no words. I have felt heartsick at the images of atrocities in Ukraine. People deserve to be safe and live their lives. It is not too much to ask, and yet it somehow it has become so. The world watches the horrors unfold and weeps. I could not find words that would … Continue reading Slava Ukraini!
I am pleased to introduce Paulette Blais, who graciously agreed to share one of her blog posts. I have known Paulette for some time. More recently, our collaboration has centered on supporting my evolving work as a writer and exploring possibilities that inspire at this life stage. Paulette coaches with warmth, skill, and an ability … Continue reading Micro-dosing
International Women’s Day: Don’t Be Quiet!
Imagine a gender equal world.International Women’s Day theme All I want is a little respect.Aretha Franklin from the song RESPECT We have come so far and have so far to go. Let’s celebrate women everywhere- not only for their achievements, but for what women do each and every day to support their families and get … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Don’t Be Quiet!