Do You Have Any Red Flags?

When I divorced and began socializing and dating, I began to develop some red flags.  By red flags, I mean…

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Home & Tribe

“Many of us are homeless in the West today.” – Johann Hari, Author (Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of…

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Origins of My Insomnia

Growing up, I never thought of myself as someone with insomnia.  I thought of myself as a “night owl.”  I…

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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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Coastal Birthday

Traveling to work this morning, I realized that I’ve now been driving for 40 years. Having just gotten back from…

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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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Why Isn’t This Common Knowledge for Alcoholics?

I grew up with alcoholic grandparents.  My parents drank regularly.  My sister swore off alcohol altogether.  I drank in an…

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