A New Year

It has been a difficult road this year, but still I look at every day as a new opportunity.Michael Chang Happy new year is the standard phrase. Prospero Ano y Felicidad. Bonne année People are hoping that next year is better. And I understand it. 2020has been a year of death and destruction by fire […]

Back to Nature

Between COVID-19 and the fire devastation, it’s hard not to let depression creep in. Life is not hard for me, especially, but there is so much mayhem around that it wears upon one after day. So I decided that one way to break the spell was to change up my walking pattern. I take variations […]

Honesty and Aging

“Our entire life … consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.”― Jean Anouih My friends and I are giving each other a gift that I wish we had known enough – and been brave enough – to give earlier. We are giving the gift of honesty. Because the older we get, the more we […]

Graduation 2020 – Leap!

  Congratulations, my dear Grandson. I think often about our conversation in January when you expressed your feelings about your coming graduation. Comme ci, comme ça. You were glad to have everyone gathering in celebration, but the event itself dd not seem important to you. Interesting how life turns us around, things that seem not […]

Happy Birthday

                                    It’s my birthday today and I find that I have started many posts about the experience, but have finished (I’m not sure unless I look it up) few or none. So This is a composite of lots […]

Being Here

“Present-moment living, getting in touch with your now, is at the heart of effective living. When you think about it, there really is no other moment you can live. Now is all there is, and the future is just another present moment to live when it arrives.” Wayne Dyer The concept that the present moment […]

Love in the Time of Covid – 19

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi A COVID-19 “legitimate “ hug: conceived by my daughter, executed by my son, cherished by me. xxoo

Date Night Disclosure

Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt Even at the ages of 77 and 80 my husband and I try to have a date night. I love music, we love wine, and he loves me – so we do what I want. I find live music at a winery on a Friday evening, we […]