A wise man travels

wooden stairs into a valley

  He packed his bags and said all his good-byes. It was time for his last journey. There were tears and clutching, wailing and beseeching, so many reasons why he needed to stay. His only reason to go he said was, “because.” At first light, he left his home, locked the front door, and didn’t turn back. One […]

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A little more

circle of light

“Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.” ~ Pearl Bailey My New Year Resolution is to expand my circle of ideas, a little: Dream a little deeper Worry a little softer Argue a little kinder Care a little gentler Trust a little sooner […]

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Everything you ever dreamed

view inside plastic pipes

“There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.” ~ Orison Swett Marden  

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Breaking through, breaking down

vine growing out of stone wall

She focused so hard on breaking through the walls, that she neglected to thrive once she made it into the light.  

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with a bang or a whimper?

It’s 5:33 a.m., Friday, Dec. 12, 2012. And, I’m awake. Not because the world is destined to end in less than 20 minutes, but because this is my usual insomnia-induced, circadian rhythm hell. All my peeps are tucked, asleep in bed, oblivious to the pending doom. I’m fighting a powerful urge to rouse them all, making them […]

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Lost art

My whole family is Apple crazy. Between the four of us we’ve had, at some point in time, nine different versions of that tiny musical wonder, the iPod – ranging from the Classic, to the Mini, a couple of different generation Nanos, and an iTouch. We also have three different generations of MacBooks, several smartphones, […]

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