Love of My Life

I didn’t really know it the first time we met, but for the first time in my life I saw double rainbows that day. I figure my spirit guides were up to something. They have a way of bending light when they need me to pay attention. At that juncture in my young adulthood, I […]

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Stillness

What my friend Ashoka says is true. STILLNESS is underrated. I mean, what is the SOUND of one hand clapping? Ever thought about that? All you lovely people are paying attention to this person at the microphone, and you are expecting something, right? You are expecting me to tell a story, or share a song so you can sing along. Something we can […]

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A gift that doesn’t fit

Only keep the things that Spark JOY! I tell myself as I stare at my cluttered closet. It’s time for spring cleaning. Where to begin? (Blow the dust off and cough! Then smell the scented soap.) This scented soap is from my friends who got married. It is Engraved with their names and given away at […]

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A Rainbow Lovers Life

Have you ever heard of a “rainbow sheep?” It’s like a black sheep, only more colorful. I’m pretty sure that’s how my family sees me. I’m non-traditional.  Let me paint the picture for you. In my family, kids are expected to grow up and become parents or priests or nuns. And people whisper about those […]

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Suddenly Over

My mother suddenly passed away when I was twenty five. I notice the digital clock in my car as I rush to the hospital. It reads 3:34. I am already too late. The next time I see my mother, there is no life in her flesh. The funeral casket is open on a pink puffy […]

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