Tag Archives: vulnerability

JUST CALL OUT MY NAME

The other day, two people called out my name, Lily! It had such a nice ring to it. There was gladness in the voice and a smile on the face both times. I was touched. My heart warmed. Was it … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME -day 111 in a year of…

Day 111, November 13, 2016 @5:09 pm Words come easy.  Words come hard.  They come different on different days, caught up in the nuance of where I’ve been.  I have been lost in thoughts and not in real time today. … Continue reading

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DIGGING DEEP – FITS AND STARTS

It’s December 31, the last day of the year.  I am still working on Suzannah Conway’s Unravelling the Year Ahead.  I’m doing it in fits and starts.  I’m unsettled and restless. It’s difficult to unravel the past year, to take … Continue reading

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IMPERMANENCE

IMPERMANENCE according to wikipedia means: Impermanence[1] is one of the essential doctrines or three marks of existence in Buddhism. The term expresses the Buddhist notion that all of conditioned existence, without exception, is transient, or in a constant state of flux. … Continue reading

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THE WHY’S (WISE) ON WRITING

It’s a cool -4 degrees Celsius this morning.  I feel amazingly good.  I don’t question it.  I accept it as my good fortune.  The sun IS shining brightly.  Hallelujah!  I sip my Chai, oh so strong and sweet.  Mmmmm.  Feeling … Continue reading

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SCRIBBLING LIFE

There’s a time like this when I am missing my laptop.  If I have it still, I would like to sit here, on the deck and tap away my melancholy.  I would watch each black letter march across the screen, … Continue reading

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POSTCRIPT FROM THE LEDGE

You’ve made it to retirement and if you think you can just fall back into life again, guess again! It’s not that easy.  The life you once knew is no more.  For one thing, you’ve grown up.  No, you’ve grown … Continue reading

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THE GREAT PAUSE

I’m feeling like a fetus in the womb, warm and safe.  And I am not ready to come out any time soon.  And if I could sing, I would croon myself a lullaby .. to send me off to dreamland.  … Continue reading

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TRUE CONFESSIONS

I have to confess that I am having a difficult time with everything lately.  Perhaps it is because I am right on the cusp of RETIREMENT.  My life is going to change.  The word CHANGE is enough to scare the … Continue reading

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BUILDING HABITS, BUILDING DREAMS

Mornings are hard in the middle of December.  The sun does not show its face till 9 or later.  So lucky that we have Sheba to be our alarm clock.  She is quite persistent.  If licks on the face, runs … Continue reading

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