Welcome Home: finding Family without one

Welcome Home: finding Family without one

The weather’s colder. “It’s the Holiday Season!” messaging infiltrates my media searches, daily travels, and streaming. Never mind that we’re as far away from any kind of normalcy as we can be. The pandemic lurks over us all like the Grinch. Still, just like every...
Getting-past Being “Ghosted”

Getting-past Being “Ghosted”

Needing escape – and the tiny sense of forward motion that hopping on the freeway always gives me – I headed to a bookstore. Heading towards the Fiction isle, two twenty-somethings were already there, in deep discussion. Not about books, but job searches. One guy was...
Celebrating the Single Life

Celebrating the Single Life

So last night I watched “The Way I See It”. That’s the title of Pete Souza’s – Official Photojournalist for the Barack Obama presidency – documentary. Amazing images & heart-aching memories for a lot of us here in the States. Pete shared a...
Falling in love with a “fake” person

Falling in love with a “fake” person

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...

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...
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