Goodbye Mr. Lennon

38 years ago today, a deranged man walked up to perhaps the most talented singer/songwriter there ever was….and blew him away in the doorway of his NY City apartment building. Time stopped for me that day. It was the first death that I experienced of a loved one. The first time I was personally affected…

Saturday of YES

The AWESOME book by Shonda Rhimes -The Year of YES- chronicles Shonda’s process of getting out of a rut and saying yes to things that scared her. It is extremely inspiring, hysterically funny, crazy truthful and vulnerable. It is definitely making me think about ways that I can add some SPICE into my life. So…

Tempis Fugit

I want to stop time……. Every morning (especially Saturdays), I wake up in our tree nest, surrounded by my beloved books and photos of all of our adventures. My family photos dating back generations are on my bedroom shelf, easily accessible when I want to take a walk down memory lane. Our coffee maker is…

Radical Rest

  Today is my Sabbath. A new concept for me that I am trying to honor, but one that actually goes back thousands of years. The meaning of the word centers around the idea of rest and worship- a time to renew, re-connect and restore. With our Creator, with ourselves, with our joys and passions.…

In Search of THAT Girl……

I had to drive into Boston to visit a good friend in the hospital this morning……And I was very anxious about it. It has been years since I have driven into the city. When we go in, my husband drives. If I go in by myself, I take public transportation. I have been reading two…