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21
Apr

Drop anchor

Pause to plan Sailing in stormy waters can feel exhilarating and nauseous, all at once. It’s just a squall we tell ourselves; we’ll be out of…

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31
Mar

I love you

Just the way you are How many times have we tried to change, dismiss, exaggerate, or disguise parts of ourselves to fit in or earn a…

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11
Feb

I Didn’t Know What I Didn’t Know

But I thought I did. Years ago I lost a dear friend to addiction. Though she openly shared her struggles with me, I couldn’t understand why…

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11
Nov

Give Peace a Chance

We owe it to each other. It’s November and bright red poppies are popping up on lapels, in honor of those who sacrificed their lives for…

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11
Nov

Keep the Porch Light On

“I can’t tell you where I am going or when I’ll come home. Mom, please understand I have to do this.” It was two days after…

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04
Nov

Go Out on a Limb

But stay tethered to the trunk.  Some decisions are simple, others complex. Yes or no, which way do I go? Line up the hazards so I…

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19
Aug

I’d Like Your Advice

But don’t hold me to it. Asking for help is not something I do easily; though experience has shown me that getting an issue out of…

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04
Aug

Take a Chance on Love

You might win. Searching for love starts off as an outward-bound adventure. Our backpacks are stuffed with expectations and delicious fantasy. We hit the trail in…

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20
Dec

You’re Exactly Where You Need To Be

Well that sucks. My feet are glued to the ground and I am mad at the world, but mostly at myself for getting stuck in a…

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18
Oct

Imagine

That's all she ever does. She’s a dreamer whose head is stuck in the clouds. Maybe she’d have more credibility if, just once, she achieved something…

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