The Long Game

I've been sick for a few days, and I'm trying my best to rest and replenish.  Judging by that friendly Facebook "On this Day" reminder, it seems like every year since 2005, I've been sick in January and this is about the time when I would take to the internet to whine about it.  Facebook has … Continue reading The Long Game

The Most Intimate

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few." -  Shunryu Suzuki I've always prided myself on knowing a lot.  When I was a kid I participated in Quiz Bowl teams which filled me up with a lot of facts and probably more that one would ever need to … Continue reading The Most Intimate

More Than a Feeling

I'm highly self-critical and have been since I was a small child.  While I've gotten better with age at learning to loosen up on the reins, I still get blindsided by my own critical thoughts.  I'll be standing in line at the post office, and I'll hear my mind say, "OMG.  I can't believe you … Continue reading More Than a Feeling