Getting out of your way

When I’m walking down a crowded NYC street and people are meandering with their heads down, looking at their phones, they get on my nerves, and in my way. It’s obvious what the problem is (them! :-)). When I am in my own way it’s not quite so obvious. I used to think that if I…

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Is that all there is?

In the late 1960s there was a song called: Is that all there is? It was performed by Peggy Lee in a voice so haunting, I still remember being completely freaked out and  confused by it as a young girl. Here is the opening verse: I remember when I was a very little girl, our house…

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Brave and Amazing

“When I grow up I want to have a baby on my own by anonymous sperm donor” was not what I was thinking as a little girl. Like most girls my age I dreamt of meeting someone, falling in love and having a family. But that is not what happened, so I decided to have…

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What do you want?

Taking the time to think about what we want in life may seem like a no brainer to some of you, and to others a waste of time. It is a simple question but I can not tell you how many times the answer is “I don’t know”. When I was in my 30s I was fired…

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