Social Memories – Distant and Dear

I was inspired to write this blog post by the documentary, The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble* * * * In this time of lock down I have been going through decades of pictures. Taking time for joyous and poignant memories and also those that bring forth echoes of crushing […]

Coming Home

I traveled three weeks of the last month,* and I’m so glad to be home. I need time to assimilate and to discover what I brought home with me. Whenever I travel I learn as much about myself as I do about the places I go. To me, the changes in myself and my thinking […]

A Day Older

Yesterday marked the beginning of another decade, my 70th birthday.  I’m expected to feel old, if not older.  So how do I really feel about it? I feel the same. I’m grateful to have reached this age with my mind and body relatively intact. Although I see myself as young, I’m aware of how I […]

My Wandering is Finite…My Journey is Endless

My Dad’s wife calls me a globe trekker.  But I don’t want to go everywhere.  And I needn’t return to some of the places I’ve been.  My countries of choice are a bit like my friends…I have selected the ones I like and I really don’t have time or energy for more. It’s not that […]