Letting Go

On New Year’s Eve I took a hike at sunset to say goodbye to the old year. At first I said, ” good riddance” as I said farewell. It has been a . . . → Read More: Letting Go

Waves

reflection

Many of the clients that I work with have lost touch with their will to live. For some the emotional pain is so great that they need to renew their commitment to . . . → Read More: Waves

Sun Dance

summer on the river

summer on the river

I went to the beach at Paradise Cove at the end of summer with two women friends and . . . → Read More: Sun Dance

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

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

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

Love & Joy

wildflowers along the road #1

There is little that matches the feeling of joy that comes into my life and I believe most women’s . . . → Read More: Love & Joy

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