A story about aging, anxiety and acceptance as I enter my 50th year.
Keepin’ It Real
I woke up feeling on top of the world. I snuck out the door in the early morning light to squeak in a glorious hot yoga class while my husband and the kids slept peacefully and saved time afterwards to pop by my favorite spot beside the lake to meditate. I closed my eyes for … Continue reading Keepin’ It Real
Who “Gets” You?
When I was in public school, my dad came home one day with a beautiful new piano and my parents decided that my sister and I should learn how to play it. My mom signed us up for lessons at a local convent and our first teacher was a very elderly nun. Her name escapes me … Continue reading Who “Gets” You?
When People Let You Down
About a year ago I received an email from one of my closest friends in the world. She started out by saying she felt she had to reach out because she had deep concerns about our friendship. I won't go into all of the personal details but basically she shared that despite her best efforts to … Continue reading When People Let You Down
My Friend Gemma & Her Mouthwatering Noodle Dish
I have an amazing friend named Gemma. She is originally from the Philipines but entered my life about 6 years ago when she became the nanny for a close friend of mine. I remember when my girlfriend sent around an email announcing Gemma's arrival - she said that she had a wonderful woman who would be joining … Continue reading My Friend Gemma & Her Mouthwatering Noodle Dish