I return to this poem by Jack Gilbert over and over. Today seems like a good day to share it. A Brief for the Defense Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babiesare not starving someplace, they are starvingsomewhere else. With flies in … [Continue reading] about A Brief For The Defense
A few years ago, I started getting these postcards printed with my congressman's name and address on the back so I could easily send one out every day. I intentionally made them look like invitations, a little fancy, so that they might catch my … [Continue reading] about Not Okay
Confession: I’m not really that into sports. Of course you’d never know it if you saw how I spend my weekends. Today I will spend 4+ hours sitting on sidelines, watching my kids play sports (girl=soccer, boy=baseball) and while I love that my … [Continue reading] about The Best Time to Multitask
Two weeks ago, my husband got me a ReMarkable 2 tablet for my birthday and I'm LOVING it. It's kind of like and ipad, but without all the apps, so every time I pick it up, I know I'm not going to get distracted. There's no Twitter or Instagram or … [Continue reading] about ReMarkable 2 Tablet
For Mother's Day, I took my mom to the Rose Bowl Flea Market. You can find just about anything there. While my daughter ate crepes and my son tried to bargain a guy down on a vintage NES, my mom (being a fellow plant lover) found herself a Hoya Plant … [Continue reading] about Nature Thoughts
A few days ago, the hummingbird nest outside my window was finally vacated. I saw a little blur in the corner of my eye and looked up to catch the little green-chested bird dip low and then swoop up into the sky. The nest was empty. I waited a few … [Continue reading] about The Empty Nest
Do I have to meditate every day? For how long? Is five minutes enough? These are questions I get all the time. The reason this is such a pervasive question is that the answer is different for everyone. I'll try to break it down. Below I've listed … [Continue reading] about Answered: For How Long Should I Meditate?