Childishness

taking my feelings to tea: Hurt

A good friend of mine recently moved away to live in another city. Though no longer neighbors, she and I are struggling . . . → Read More: Childishness

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

Tools of the Trade

swimming to the surface

There is no business that is more “male” then a tool and equipment rental yard. I have no idea what most of the stuff there is . . . → Read More: Tools of the Trade

Finding Balance

watching and waiting

At the Hammer Museum a few months ago, a “Redbook Dialogue” took place between Katie Sanford and Jack Kornfield. At one point in the conversation, Jack Kornfield made a reference in passing to “Katie’s blue book, . . . → Read More: Finding Balance

Moving Forward

rocks and water

Ok. What if I am completely wrong? Not about the inner joy that we have inside of us apart from our partners, but about the drive we have, even . . . → Read More: Moving Forward

Going in Circles

around and around

Recently, my mother and I were in a taxi that got lost driving between Rhinebeck and Syosset New York. The area was unfamiliar to us and though we were sure we were lost we were not certain until we came around a bend . . . → Read More: Going in Circles

Waking Up

Sunrise – Zanzibar

The fact that I find myself awake at 5:30 every morning to walk my daughters dog is an annoying reminder of how completely I have bought into my role . . . → Read More: Waking Up