If Only in My Dreams

some days most days we accept what is, rather than imagine what should be it’s part of survival I guess easier to coast and drift but there are those special moments… when you can’t help but think differently, when… the snow flurries dance in a particular pattern igniting intrigue and mystery or the sun catches the tips of…

The seven day incubation

December 26-January 1.  What a week. This is what I refer to as “incubation week”.  This is the week you allow your over-analyzing brain the liberty and license necessary for a healthy year. Feed, coddle, stroke, and coax your insights, thoughts, dreams and intuitions. Pray. Ask. Receive. We can’t help but feel nostalgic in this…

The ever-present gift

There is a present that sits under the tree each year.  Everyone gets it.  Sometimes it’s small, and other years…well, other years you need a refrigerator box to contain it.  And in truth, it’s not always wrapped. At times it’s so ugly, you would like to send it away, but that is not an option….

Unlikely Neighbors

            Some were old, others young when they moved to the neighborhood.  I found it odd, this eclectic bunch– bound by what they could not control.  For the most part, we don’t get to decide a lot of things. This very fact should take root and change the landscape of…