Getting through Tough Times

Getting through Tough Times

Man, did I struggle last week. I could not manage, and the usual ways I shift myself weren´t working. In fairness to myself, however, the week was the accumulation of: 11 office moves. Two real estate transactions. Four residency changes. Two sets of house and car...
Consciously Uncoupling

Consciously Uncoupling

I am sitting in a small, Islands-bright aqua bedroom a 1/2 block from the beach. The old-school A/C unit in the window rattles loudly, so I open the window, pull on the fan, and bathing suit clad, begin this month’s Musing in the steamy tropical heat. I...
The 5 L’s for living a long, fulfilling life

The 5 L’s for living a long, fulfilling life

As the sale and emptying of my Florida home move forward, I find perspective is needed. I see nothing but uncompleted tasks, unfinished projects, unmanaged details, and no clear plan for them all. So when I read this little article, it put my inner stresses into...
Life: The Play of Resisting & Receiving

Life: The Play of Resisting & Receiving

There have been times when my life seemed stuck. I wanted out of something, or at minimum, wished it could be different, but circumstances wouldn’t budge. I couldn’t find clarity, patience, or even acceptance about how life was. Anger, frustration,...
Life and Love

Life and Love

Love has come home to roost. I´ve had 61 years living with periods of struggle, confusion, and pain, interspersed with such sweet moments, hoping I could be free of the former and stay in the later, yet never succeeding. The pain had me frantically seeking-...
What Matters

What Matters

The last time I left the Bay Area to return to Florida, I did not want to go. Of course, I wanted to see my son. And I was looking forward to going to Canada afterward to see my 90-year-old aunts, uncles, and other family members. But honestly, it was as if the cells...