I love being a newbie knitter

My mother-in-law and I learned to knit together about 15 years ago; she had just had a brain ...more

Love actually is...

Valentine’s Day is a “holiday” that I don’t have strong feelings for either way — it’s nice if acknowledged when I have a significant other, and if I’m single, I don’t really spend time thinking about it.But love…that’s another story. Although I will happily accept (and send) cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts as an expression of affection, I’m much more about those displays, and more, being spread throughout the year....more

4 Ways to Hone in on Your Soul Mission

A few weeks ago, my mom and I were guests at a spa resort at in the Arizona desert called Miraval, known for its focus on mindful living....more

In 2014, I won't...

debtherapy Thank you so much, Deb! I appreciate you reading. Happy New Year!more

Do we really know our friends?

After spending several months now with only my parents and dogs as company, I’ve done a lot of thinking about friendships. I left behind many close friends and many more acquaintances in DC, and have yet to make new friends here in California, although I’m highly anticipating meeting people as soon as I make my next move....more