This lazy Sunday has been pretty amazing so far. Although I did not wake in the late afternoon – more of late morning and, sure, there was no watching of … Continue reading Lazy(ish) Sunday
Happy Mother’s Day to all who have been, wish to be, or have mothers in their lives! I miss mine every day, especially on days like today. I wrote my … Continue reading Give Me Weeds
I’m not going to lie, finding “me” time was already difficult before COVID-19. When the kids were in school, I was “just” juggling their school, bus, after school activities, while … Continue reading Finding Time for Me in the Age of COVID-19
My brave 5-year-old rode without training wheels for the first time over the July 4th holiday weekend. To say I was thrilled, proud, and ecstatic are pale adjectives to the … Continue reading Without Training Wheels
There are so many little things that roll together into a ball that make life joyful. So, here are just a few of the little things that brightened my day: … Continue reading The Little Things
Dark are the tides of these dark, dark times And yet here I stand, clinging to this thing called “Hope” And here I am filling these pages with weary rhymes … Continue reading Hope – My Tattered Flag
I’ve been pondering the way our personal narratives and sense of identity shape our actions and our inactions. Most of us have an idea in our heads and hearts of … Continue reading On the Importance of Questioning Our Personal Narratives
While on a short run, I was listening to the audiobook version of Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctine“, and suddenly, the reader said, “You have now reached the end of the … Continue reading Together, We Rise – Some Thoughts on The Shock Doctrine
You are mighty. – http://wp.me/p7T3C5-BV
Wonderful and inspirational words from my sister. In times of conflict, we need to look inside ourselves and push the despair aside, and find a way to act. To resist, in whatever small or large ways, the hate we see around us.
To paraphrase Dante, we are but tiny sparks, but from a tiny spark may burst a mighty flame.
Let us find that spark inside, spread it, and build a truly mighty flame of justice, love, and change.
These are angry times. These are hate-filled times. They are perilous and rocky, but none of this is new to us or our generation. History is doomed to repeat itself, … Continue reading Choosing Hope