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Waiting (Impatiently) for Your Spring

Waiting (Impatiently) for Your Spring

  Spring has an obvious way of making its presence known here on the West Coast. Cherry blossom trees erupt—literally erupt—all over the city. I find cherry blossom trees completely magical—almost otherworldly. The way they unexpectedly burst into a symphony of exquisiteness, seemingly one day to the next. They make plain, ramshackle houses look like … Continue reading

Not Quite Like A Boss, But Still Owning It

Not Quite Like A Boss, But Still Owning It

Two years ago, I decided to choose one word-in lieu of my usual 15 odd resolutions-for the year. One word to encompass 365 days. To guide me through twelve long months. I wasn’t sure if I could swing it. The perfectionist in me yearns for a categorized list, itemizing all the ways in which I … Continue reading

My Big Fat Scary Word

My Big Fat Scary Word

  i had my one word for the year all picked out.   it was supposed to be trust.   something i could stand to work on, to be sure.   but it didn’t feel right.  i couldn’t quite settle into it, you know what I mean?  it felt a bit safe.   but safety … Continue reading

My One Word

My One Word

instead of crumbling under my typical jurassic pile of resolutions, i marked 2012 by choosing one word to serve as my guidepost: release. ok, to say i chose it may be a bit of a stretch. a HUGE stretch. i would never have chosen it. i mean, who wants to release?  not me.  i would … Continue reading