Gratitude Week 2021

So many gratitudes.  Here are but a few… for the morning cup of tea or coffee, depending…for this beginning, this comfort, this ritual for my little family…for these three, who know me better than anyone in the world, who love me for extended family…for friends, for kindred…for yoga and writing students…for neighbors…for all these people whose … Continue reading Gratitude Week 2021

softer all around

I drive to spend the afternoon with my son.  We hike.  We get pizza for dinner.  It’s a good day. I spend time with wonderful women every day this week.  At the yoga studio.  In October’s The Quiet Page session (these women work magic).  In a Zoom conversation with a lovely and gentle friend.  These women – all of them – fill my heart. … Continue reading softer all around

a science lesson

a science lesson Science 101, diffusion:  the movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration, equalizing the pressure.  In other words, letting go. The coupons, the takeout soy sauce packets, the books, the clothes no longer worn.  The beliefs not yours, the answers not serving, the self-doubt, the expectations, the worries.  Try … Continue reading a science lesson