magical embrace

There is magic in the air. Two weeks ago, we had a magical night. We were invited to a solstice and Yule celebration. It resonated with me in so many ways. The ritual was special and just the soothing release and embrace that my heart needed. The company was eclectic and a sublime mix of […]

fear of the unknown

I admire the determination of kids. It is incredibly remarkable. Without it, there would be no major childhood milestones. No steely focus to create a reliable method of transport to get to what is over “there” when you are over “here”. No umpteen falls to the floor only to get back up again and again […]

such a good boy

Two years ago we said goodbye to the best dog we could imagine ever having. T lived a full 15-1/2 years. So long for a big boy of 85-pounds. He was our first kid. Our first combined love. And, our first companion through life’s largest milestones. Condensed into one lifetime. Our first home – a […]

lack of love

Self love is a nagging buzz word/phrase right now. It is what acai berries were a few years ago to the good eating industry. My writing is evidence of its prominence with a post just a year ago focusing on the same eight letters. It reminds me of an affirmation that bears repeating until its […]

an opportunity for self care

Sometimes there is an opportunity, a decision to make, that has the potential to be life changing. A kind of reality shift that makes everything, from the minutiae of daily routines to the seasonal changes different. Fourteen months ago, life changed drastically for us. Thor and I made the decision, in a very non-me like […]