Collectives

a venue of vultures

I woke up early in an empty house this morning. I often wake up early in a quiet house filed with sleeping children, but waking up in . . . → Read More: Collectives

Magic & Mystery

ducks

I have been reading Celtic Fairy Tales before I go to sleep at night like bedtime stories. I kept bumping into Celtic references in unexpected places and I decided to follow that thread. My father’s ancestors were believed to be from all over the British . . . → Read More: Magic & Mystery

Reflection

I was married when I was 23. It did not seem so young at the time. I had finished college and was working towards a PhD in The History of Religion. I . . . → Read More: Reflection

Solid ground

i have something on my mind

i have something on my mind

Recently, I watched the movie Nine. In it a man in his 50’s struggles to find creative inspiration . . . → Read More: Solid ground

Thanksgiving

thanksgiving - sonoma - 2008

thanksgiving – sonoma – 2008

Like everything else in my life this year, I have to approach Thanksgiving in a new way. My . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving

My Heart

heartache

There is a history of heart disease on both sides of my family and for most of my adult life I have seen a cardiologist once a year. The other day I drove . . . → Read More: My Heart

Lost & Found

taking the gloves off

One weekend, when my daughter was out of town, a friend had the idea of inviting a few women over to my empty house for a pajama . . . → Read More: Lost & Found

The Pull of the Moon

a space between the lines

I have been working for the past few months at a very small women’s residential treatment facility that specializes in severe mood and thought disorders. The population there changes . . . → Read More: The Pull of the Moon

Traveling Alone

Sunset – Tel Aviv

This year would have been my 31st wedding anniversary. It is instead the first year of my new life as a single woman. Finding . . . → Read More: Traveling Alone