My Zen was not quite the meditative peacefulness I sought.
Tag: life lessons
If only, then…. My Life Would Have Been Different
Listening is a critical skill, that I am probably less skilled at than most. In my defense, I grew up with a family with a different listening strategy.
Feast of the 3 Saints is After All a FEAST
If there is anything I remember about my Italian stepfather it was him saying after every pant busting, dozen course meal "Did you get enough to eat?"
The ill-behaved chicks, the groundhog & the awkward goslings
I kept a good distance away made easier by my 100x digital zoom, made minimal movements beyond the index finger pushing down on the shutter and watched. The bird seemed unconcerned about my appearance.
Naked Truth About Naked Gardening
Let me tell you what I'm NOT doing on May 7, 2016....Naked gardening on World Naked Gardening Day
when old friends come home again
The best way to explain it was that my heart had been longing to reconnect even before my mind understood the need and the heart was saying - "Do you get it now? Love love love." as if attempting to fix in my mind the importance of taking time for old friends
In Search of 300lb Chickadees
With a start and heavy heart, I realized why, despite the endless supply of birdseed, one never sees a 300lb chickadee.
Stolen Art Returned 3+Decades Later
It's not quite the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist, in fact it preceded that caper, but in my eyes it was just as devastating.
“What Would You Do?” is John Quiñones’ Show making us too cynical?
"Sometimes doing the right thing doesn't make everyone happy, just the person who needs it most."