Nothing

Nothing

I was 9-years-old and sitting, for what seemed forever, in the backseat of my mom’s maroon Cadillac as we drove from our home in Maryland to Canada for a two-week summer vacation. Apparently, my parents had one source of music. I think it was an 8-track tape....
I Have No Idea

I Have No Idea

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don’t know” ~ Mark Twain At some point, I was told I was smart. So I became a Smart Girl. Which was cool, and certainly better than a Stupid Girl, but being a Smart Girl means that you have to...
Nothing Personal

Nothing Personal

It is #2 of the beautiful, brilliant Four Agreements: Don’t Take Anything Personally. Yet, we do. We so do.  We make entire movies in our heads about what someone did, or didn’t do, or said, or didn’t say, or meant, or may have meant, or didn’t...
Grumplicious

Grumplicious

This morning I woke up grumpy. Not cheery. Not bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Not ready to face the day. Not chipper. No butterflies and birdies circling my head.  Grumpy. Grumbling about my mediocre (at best) night’s sleep, stressed about my deadlines today,...