It’s every parents wish that this kid not make the same mistakes they did. I find myself telling this to my child often, and I also find my child making the same mistakes I made despite my warnings. It’s so frustrating when they don’t listen. I get it though, I truly do. We each need … More A Parent’s Wish
Love can be contained in a bowl. A bowl of love should hold all the pieces that make it a beautiful and strong state of being. A filled bowl is a vessel for; trust, passion, friendship, lust, respect, admiration, desire, comfort, warmth, laughter. When a bowl of love starts to lose these ingredients, whether it … More Broken Bowls
I’m away from home. I’m on a business trip. I’m in a foreign country. I have a slight expense account. 15 years ago this would have been the perfect recipe for wildness and debauchery. I would have pushed it to the limit. Drank too much. Partied. Done things I would have regretted and not been … More The Joy of Age
Last night I threw on some leggings and a big sweater to meet my co-worker for dinner. I felt good. I’ve been over-eating the past few days, but I had gone to the gym and put in a good work-out. I felt good. Alive. Energized. I slide on these leggings and sweater and look in … More I have fat knees, so what?
This is the apple of my eye. My girl, Gabby. A creature that can make the worst of days “ok” with a wag of her tail and a enthusiastic welcome.
Wiki’s definition of compassion: Compassion is the understanding or empathy for the suffering of others. It is regarded as a fundamental part of human love, and a cornerstone of greater social interconnection and humanism —foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood. Compassion is often regarded as emotional in nature, and there is … More Compassion
I just posted this on Facebook. It’s pouring down rain, dark and dreary. All the makings for a matching mood. This was shattered as I drove up to pay for my breakfast at McDonald’s this morning and was told by a giddy teenager that my meal had been paid for by the car in front … More Pay it Forward