All That Glitters

I have been taking my third go-round with The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron lately. It’s a 12-week discovery of sorts on unblocking your inner creative. I have done this process before and I am not sure if I ever finished it previously. It doesn’t really matter. I am finishing it this time although I…

Going Slowly in 2021

The new year is here and just like we said, nothing magical happened when the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve as we drifted into January 1, 2021. But you know what? Even though I wrote it and I said it to many people, I was still somehow let down a little. I was…

Happy Holiday Hiatus

I can’t believe we have arrived at this place. It’s come fast and S L O W all at the same time, it’s our annual holiday break. This year has been a doozy for everyone although we’ve all had our own experience with what a pandemic can wreak. We are going to continue our joy…

Being Joy(ful) Wherever You Can

I was away for a few days at the beginning of December. It was a long-planned trip to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Not for me and Lowi, we go back further than that, but for my husband and I arriving at 20 years of marriage still speaking to one another and overall happily together. For…

Being For… Giving

Here we are in the week of Thanksgiving. This has most of my life been a week that I love. It’s a holiday that made sense to me in the past. It was one with very little pretense and overall was about something as basic as food. There wasn’t a lot of pressure because mashed…