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

Waiting

chains # 1

One night I had a dream in which I was waiting for a bus so that I could chaperone a high school field trip. When . . . → Read More: Waiting

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

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

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

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