The Letting Go

“To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal,  to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, let it go.” -Mary Oliver Aahh…it’s that letting go, isn’t it? I watch my sister […]

Passing the Torch

“…it is our attachment to the thoughts we have of who we are that may be the impediment to living life fully, and a stubborn obstacle to any realization of who and what we actually are, and of what is important, and possible.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Giving up pride of place as a parent is a […]

Family Tradition

I’m upholding the family tradition.  I’m saving three lids…in case. I promise that I have made great strides in my quest to de-clutter my life.   I have been taking a tougher stance as I examine the things in my cupboards. Recently I had a major setback in the streamlining of my life when my […]

Seasons of Change

Fall has a lesson for me. It holds a metaphor of my need to hold on to joy. As the leaves turn and the air crisps I am filled with a yearning that is familiar.  My vision is of walking to a college class.  I am wearing my new brown dress sprinkled with tiny flowers […]