Month: May 2014

Living Life as a Miracle: New Office Found

What should you do when you are stressed to the ceiling of your office, when the walls are pressing inward, and the floor feels like it will drop out? Take a walk! Seek open space…sound psychological advice.

My spacious windowed office was no longer going to be mine in 21 days.… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle: two-year-old trip

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Affluence

I came of age when women were newly encouraged to be equal, to take charge, to surge upward, “lean in.”

As a result of this insurrection – and the recent spate of down-sizing higher echelon men – 20% of women ages 40 – 69 earn about the same as their spouses and 24% earn more, according to statistics.… ...

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Delicious Acuity

Which was you prefer as delicious acuity – if you had to, or could, choose, Constant Reader: foresight or hindsight?

“No one knows what it’s like To be the bad man To be the sad man… Behind blue eyes”

—Pete Townsend, The Who

Insight

As for me, I choose insight.… ...

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Time Capsule

In December 1986 I assembled a time capsule to hastily insert in an extra concrete pour necessitated by our pool contractor’s incorrectly-placed layout. It seemed that the entrance steps into the sports pool were harrowingly near our home’s sliding door. Wouldn’t want Lar to inadvertently splash into the pool on his way to BBQ our evening’s meal!… ...

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Born Identity: living life as a miracle of speed and aspiration

“Let go; Let God!” I breathed in and out as mantra. The phrase infused a lightness of being, a slowed pulse.

“Let go; Let God,” I repeated as the garage door closed. Larry had retrieved his wallet from the closet shelf, where he’d belatedly remembered he’d left it while changing pants and then heading for the airport.… ...

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Living Life as a Miracle: Thank You Sign

Six years ago, on this day, my father died, living 21 months past my mother, his dear wife/supporter/nurturer/friend. The ensuing family angst and drama sent me into tailspin. I’d lost my parents and hopes for family, left with only squabbley siblings.… ...

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