Tag Archives: self exploration

What?

        This word became too frequently uttered in my house over the last year, as I tried to decipher Paul’s mumbling from the other room.  Last summer I strained to hear the frogs he swore were just … Continue reading

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Advice From My Mother

                    I’ve had a lot of time to think this past week while lying around recovering from pneumonia. Most of the time my mind has been blank, but as I regained … Continue reading

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It’s Here

I am delighted to announce that my new poetry book, Space Between, is now available! You can find it at the following vendors today, with Amazon distribution coming soon.

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The Thread of Poetry in the Span of Life: Announcing ‘Space Between’

                      I’m happy to share some exciting news!  

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Revisiting Beauty

A friend recently gave me John O’Donohue’s book, Beauty, and it helped explain why beauty is so important to me. If you have read my memoir, perhaps you recall the last paragraph about beauty: “We can own a photograph, or … Continue reading

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Wrapping It Up

As the season of gift giving is about to begin, I find myself reflecting on all that I’ve done, or not done, and what I want to do differently in the New Year. My urge to gather loose ends and … Continue reading

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Shhhhh! Argue At A Whisper!

        My husband and I usually work through a disagreement before going to sleep, but after a stressful day of travel recently, we were too tired, and the excitement of having a family weekend at Lake Tahoe … Continue reading

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Extroverts and Introverts

Do you get your batteries charged by being at a party, or by being on your own? When you go home alone do you reach for the phone or sigh and settle into a good book or movie? These are … Continue reading

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What Is Spirituality?

The racist shootings in Charleston, South Carolina last week have torn my heart. What motivates anyone to kill fellow human beings? I don’t know the answers, but in the wake of such horror I find myself searching for comfort in … Continue reading

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Persistence

            When was the last time you pushed yourself to do something hard? Do you remember how you wanted to stop, or take a break? But you kept going because it meant something to you … Continue reading

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