Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Compliments or Criticism – Trust or Power

“When we willingly accept compliments, we are reminded that others see us through different eyes … Many of us find it…

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Pretense and Lies

I’ve begun listening to HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D. Vance and thinking about his description of the values of that culture…

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Breakthrough Knowledge

I came across a concept recently called “breakthrough knowledge” and I think this has happened to me and changed how…

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Bad Feminist Essays-Thoughts and Reactions

I came away from listening to Roxane Gay’s BAD FEMINIST ESSAYS with a bunch of questions based on the issues…

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Shades of Gray

How hard is it to live in a black and white world with no shades of gray?  Especially if that…

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Plant Madness and SATC

I have never liked cleaning, though I love organizing.  My many visits to gardens in May and June have me…

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Waiting (for Life)

When I was young, I was waiting to grow up.  That included waiting for the milestones:  turning 13 years old…

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