BEFORE: Election Day USA-November 8, 2016

I wrote this blog on election day and decided to go ahead and post it! Next time- AFTER! STOP EXHALE BREATHE ONWARD It is my hope that today history will be made, that women will unite and finally elect a woman to lead our country. This blog is pretty much always about my learning to become more conscious and aware…

Celebration of Life

A bit of glow from the sun is shining through our huge windows; dark grey clouds are quickly moving across the sky, soon to swallow the ray of sunshine. I can hear a bit of rain on the window. The grey and rain outside remind me so much of the grey and angst in our…

The Rhythm of Hope

This summer has been yet another challenge to my ability to be aware, breathe and let tension go. Such is the rhythm of hope. Sometimes it felt as if all I was saying to myself was “stop-breathe-neck free” over and over again. After six months of seriously looking for a new and brighter home, we…

The Right Choice – Part 1

It was a beautiful blue, cloudless sky in July, the kind of day we live for here in the Pacific North West. I sat on my balcony listening to the tinkle of wind chimes and the omnipresent hum of traffic on the city streets. None-the-less, on this fine summer day, I was still numb and reeling…

Time to Speak Out

My mind is going crazy with so much stimulation; I wake up these days feeling oppressed with the reality that much of the pride I have felt about America is simply a myth. There have been hints all along that America was not formed to be truly “the land of the free” for everyone. I…

Remembering My Friend…

I had thought I would write about the 4th of July holiday and that I would be way ahead, especially since I was nearly a month late writing about Memorial Day. Alas, good intentions sometimes are just that. Life interrupted and my choice has changed. A few days after I originally started I found myself stopping…