PLAYTIME: Time to be free!

Do you remember being a little girl or boy? Playing in the sandbox, riding your bike full force down an enormous hill, climbing a tree… blowing bubbles out of your nose! Yes, you know you have done it all. I have! I used to climb a big, old tree out in the front yard.  IContinue reading “PLAYTIME: Time to be free!”

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France here I come

I am busy packing up my luggage for a long trip to France!  if you could see my room, you would laugh.  Clothes, shoes, books and general stuff strewn all over the place.  I am like a little girl excited about my big adventure.  What to take?  What to leave behind? Next week, I willContinue reading “France here I come”

Shadow on the Wall

France is sexy and very proud of it.  It is a country where flirting, public signs of affection and seduction is la recette du jour! But recently, things changed.  Our media and theirs has been flooded with images of a powerful public figure who has been arrested for allegedly  trying to rape a woman.  Dominique Strauss-Kahn knownContinue reading “Shadow on the Wall”

Fear – DON”T BUG ME!

So this morning I was attacked by a bug!  Well not exactly attacked but this nasty bug with creepy legs crawled across my bathroom counter.  Now seriously, I never gave him permission.  He was not invited and heck was not paying me any rent to be there.   I screamed and swatted it out ofContinue reading “Fear – DON”T BUG ME!”

Being Human

Rumi was a Sufi poet (Sufism is an Islamic Mysticism) who lived in the 1200’s. He is  a Spiritual Poet. Sufis doctrine is  to experience the spiritual in the present. I first read “The Essential Rumi” when I was in a very low part of my life.  My dear friend Daly De Gagne recommended itContinue reading “Being Human”

Don’t Worry Be Happy

The day was gray, the weather the pits and I had to go pay a bill.  Not exactly the most exciting or happy things to focus on.  But, life has commitments and little surprises too.  Then while driving, I heard the song “Don’t Worry Be Happy”  by Bobby McFerrin.     I am serious- it isContinue reading “Don’t Worry Be Happy”

Well Deserved Rest

Just sending a very brief Hello!  I have been extremely busy being mom!  My daughter Lauren came in from Boston. It was so wonderful to spend time with her and my son Brennen.  We did so much and also laughed lots.   I did miss seeing my daughter Brianne.  She is in Canada.  I sendContinue reading “Well Deserved Rest”

STOP… No change please!

Our lives are moving so fast… this is an age of immense change!  We want it… yet FEAR it too.  Holding onto that fear can be paralyzing.  Have you ever experienced that?  What do you do to move past it? I often give my fear a voice… listen to it… is it fear of failure,Continue reading “STOP… No change please!”