9 Months of love

In a week, I’ll be leaving for my beloved Spain but saying goodbye to my friends and housemate Drew. Today, as I walked in the door and she came wagging her tail to greet me, I realized how much I was going to miss her, my friends and the home that has hosted me for […]

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Deep breaths of life

I guess it was a month and a half ago when I started really taking deep breaths of life, peace and serenity. It had been a while since I had felt this way, in fact, years, no wait! Maybe never before! That nagging feeling of dissatisfaction has left me at long last, as I’ve accepted and […]

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Will this be our year?

We believed that it was to be “our year,” “our time.” Our luck turned and we made it all happen. Years later we are at different crossroads, older and maybe wiser. Perhaps now, more beaten up to utter those words again. Our enthusiasm is not what it used to be. The reality of life has […]

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Sparks of happiness.

Happiness is in you. But there is a way to spark happiness and set up a fire. Maybe short lived but it adds up if you look for it and are ready to see it. This does come with age. Genuine feelings of happiness are sparked as we appreciate those things that when we were […]

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How we could never be friends.

We were like water and oil. I was the water, right at the bottom and he was the oil. We had little in common but the one thing that was not the best to have: Two addictive personalities trying to escape pain. Not the best ingredients for a marriage.

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Thanksgiving: The year of loss, love and hope.

I don’t think being grateful is something we are wired to feel now. There is this ingrained sense of entitlement and the belief that somehow life owes us. We seem to acquire, somewhere along the way, the same tunnel vision and selfishness as when we are infatuated and only see what we want to see, […]

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