Professing My Love for Richard Brautigan

Professing My Love for Richard Brautigan

I registered for a Short Story class at Lighthouse Writers Workshop and as I wait for class to start, I am reading as many short stories as possible. I love short stories, especially before bed. Sometimes, it seems all my attention span can handle is a short story....
2019 Best Books

2019 Best Books

2019 was a doozy of a year. While it was fraught with emotional heartbreak and huge financial changes, I chose to focus on the good things. My one line a day journal asked me yesterday what my best memory of the year was and it was good to think about the year as a...
I am a Badass. You are a Badass, too.

I am a Badass. You are a Badass, too.

On a recent Saturday, my sister and I ventured to Steamboat Springs. We needed to go there and back same day so we were up at 6am and out the door by 7am. She had requested I download an audio book for us to listen during those 6 hours in the car. I decided it would...
Bruno Bettelheim and The Meaning of Life

Bruno Bettelheim and The Meaning of Life

Sunday morning with Bruno and coffee. The opening line of Bruno Bettelheim’s The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales states, “If we hope to live not just from moment to moment, but in true consciousness of our existence, then our...
All the Light We Cannot See – Akumal, MX

All the Light We Cannot See – Akumal, MX

After a day of adventure, I sit on the balcony reading, while listening to the excited voices of children in the pool. They speak a language I do not know, say words I cannot comprehend. It is so windy by the sea. The pages of the book are hard to control, flitting...