Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Twelfth Day: Serendipitous Connections……l

 My daughter Sasha called me tonight. She’s 22 and sassy, lovely, speaks her mind so confidently. Lately she’s been letting me have it about the blog posts: “How come none of your kids are featured in them? We didn’t even … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Day: When Patience Doesn’t Feel Like A Virtue……

A haiku in honor of my inpatient self: Great noble trees stand majestic reaching the Sun Before the fog lifts….. Orono, Minnesota Trees helping to bring my heart back to stillness:  Big Loving Namaste!

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The Tenth Day: Damn This Rebirthing Process!

It’s clear to me now that I don’t really have that much control over anything; and even though I have kind of sensed it for a while, instructed it for even longer and offered up longish riffs to my kids … Continue reading

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The Ninth Day: Picture Gratitude List, Nine Days In!

In reverse chronological order: The view from outside the Caribou Coffee as I write this post. I hope you can see Lake Minnetonka from across the street. So my old new computer conked out, dead hard drive. Tah Dah, new … Continue reading

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The Eighth Day: Spiritual Transformation……!

I’ve been on the road now for a week. I have to say it has been awesome, the drive a reflection of where I am in the moment; lots of swoops and turns, unexpected vistas, stops along the way. I … Continue reading

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The Seventh Day: Message to Myself!

Visiting Northfield Minnesota today with a tricky computer connection and no open library in site. How glorious though to have uncovered this Danna Faulds poem, tucked amongst the diverse sundries of my book bag. The words inform where I am … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day: Recognizing Restlessness and Inviting Its Opposite…

The air of Minnesota, perhaps it’s particularly potent wafting off the waters of Lake Minnetonka, has rendered me boneless. Today I found myself in love with Bevie’s stubby, overstuffed, short sofa. I would lift my head or roll over onto … Continue reading

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The Fifth Day: REST!

ENOUGH It’s enough to offer love, no matter how imperfectly received or given. It’s enough to try and fail at a difficult task; enough to fall and rise, stumble, fall again, sigh, and start to walk, however slowly, in the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Day: Taking A Detour…..

  I should have known that knowing was overrated, or at least that’s how I feel now. The years of knowing, or thinking I knew, the lectures to my kids, the endless haranguing of my now ex-husband, the loop inside … Continue reading

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Third Day: Wow, Chicago! Who Knew?

I’ve not felt the least bit weird yet, or entirely upside down, not even a hint of sadness. I’m not remotely freaked out that my host for the night just introduced himself shirtless as he entered his apartment. His name … Continue reading

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