Ode to the Sensitive One…

To you delicate one who wears 3d glasses in the midst of a sometimes flat thinking world… Thank you for your depth. To you aware one who notices the first of spring buried in the cold of winter… Thank you for your vision. To you keen one who picks up on the dissonant chords hidden […]

The Shout of Self-Doubt…

A trip to the dentist. “Mr. Dentist, something is wrong with my right jaw. It’s painful.” “I don’t see anything on the x-ray – just a little inflammation. Maybe your gums are sore. Try this antiseptic rinse. You will be all better in 3 days.” Introduction….Self Doubt. You are just being whiny. Toughen up. Sore gums? […]

Suggesting and Communication Breakdown…

You have had a long day….you are feeling tired and frustrated.  It seems everything at work went wrong that day…your computer had a virus that made the internet painfully slow…you accidentally shredded important notes for a presentation you were writing…it’s storming and you forgot your umbrella and your car is parked 3 blocks away…you also […]

Like the Fallen, Intact Camellia…

Seeing camellias that fall still intact from bushes makes me stop and pause in a melancholy kind of way.  After rain storms this time of the year, it is not unusual to see such a scene. I noticed this on my walk this morning and I began to think about loss. There are times in […]