Circle Time

Circle Time

I was a Kindergartener in Mrs. Gale’s class and I was afraid. On the surface, everything was just fine. I loved school. I loved learning, although it would be years before I felt it was OK to show how smart I was. I had a nice teacher and equally nice friends....
A Life Of Question Marks

A Life Of Question Marks

We never really know what tomorrow brings. Not for us, not for those we love, not for the countries we live in or the planet we live on, not really for anything. We can organize, plant seeds, make lists and visualize all we want, but, ultimately, life is incredibly...
How These Things Happen

How These Things Happen

1: Life happens, flows, ebbs, progresses. Seems fine. Or, seems like what you think fine is supposed to feel like. 2: Stuff arises. You ignore. Stuff never goes away. You tell yourself it must be related to you. You need to change. Be better. Act better. Do better. 3:...
Empty

Empty

This morning we were gathered around my sister’s table, everyone eating breakfast and/or engaged in his or her separate Apple product yet still managing to have some sort of human conversation. We discussed turkey and shopping, gluten and diapers, cream cheese...