Learning to Be

Learning to Be

Elements of a perfect vacation: Find a place that looks better in person than as advertised on the website Bring along a loyal companion who can sleep the whole 13-hour car ride, and guard the car when you need to make a stop Be in a place that grounds you Surround...
Acting As If

Acting As If

Expectations and Acting As If A few weeks ago, my daughter asked if I could watch her dog while they went on vacation. Fine, I’ve done it before and my dog and hers have become true siblings: very excited to see each other initially, and then need their space after a...
Finding Your Path

Finding Your Path

In an article on Axios entitled “Co-working Spaces Aren’t Going Anywhere” by Sareen Habeshian, there is a statement that in 2008 there were 160 coworking centers globally. I had one of them.  Back in 2006, after having more than a difficult time finding a place...
Pre-Old

Pre-Old

Remember that pre-teen phase, where your body was changing but your mind was either 5 steps ahead or 5 steps behind it? There were times when you still felt like a little kid and just wanted to go out and play with your friends and be silly…and then you’d have these...
Life As An Adventure

Life As An Adventure

I like having friends that will say “You need to watch ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ because I need someone to talk with about it.” It serves two purposes: I watch something I probably would not have, and I am guaranteed to have a conversation with my friend, where maybe...
Embracing What Is

Embracing What Is

“I’ve been searching so long…to find an answer” – Chicago As someone who is innately curious, and a believer in life-long learning, it seems I am always on some quest or another. Ok, and to be completely honest, it is also because I get bored easily and need...