The Mysteries of Love

The Mysteries of Love

Like a lot of other people, I’ve almost reached my limit of thinking, worrying, hearing, reading and talking about The Virus. Even in my dreams there’s an anxiety that I didn’t have four months ago. But today, talking on the phone with a friend of mine, that topic...

A Valentines’ Day Offering

I suppose the Media feels obligated to remind us when February 14th, also known as Valentine’s Day, rolls around each year. It’s easy to fall into the cynicism-trap and believe that it’s just more programming to nudge us into spending money. If I let it, the hype can...

An “Epidemic of Loneliness”?

I can’t put my finger on the exact cause, but for me, January’s been kind of a difficult month. For sure, the cold and dark days set the tone. But I’ve also been feeling extra-emotional and often on the verge of tears. For example, the city where I live (like most...

Hope for Tomorrow

This time of year, here in the U.S., there’s a lot of Religion on display. Not just twinkling lights creating glittering outlines of  reindeer striking poses in people’s front yards – but also gossamer angels floating in trees and homemade Nativity scenes gently...

Ready to Forget

Lately I’ve noticed what powerful emotional triggers certain sensory experiences – especially my sense of smell – can be. My dentist  tells me (I know, a dentist?) it’s all about the aging process, but I’m not so sure. I think I’ve always been what people who...
Can Love Be Re-Purposed?

Can Love Be Re-Purposed?

I’ve always had a ‘thing’ for DIY programs and channels. I’ve noticed a positive trend toward ‘re-purposing’ or ‘upcycling’ :  what’s no longer desirable, fashionable or functional gets a new life and a new chance to please our tastes and needs. Funny...
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