Jul 25, 2019
My Mom is Italian and my Dad is Irish.
I am in the immigrant cycle of Americans where the immigrants were passing in the first 10 years of my life.
Those born in this country primarily identified with their country origin.
As a kid - When I was with my Dad's side - I was Irish.
When I was with my Mom's side - I...
Jul 20, 2019
It was a big week in our family.
I have a new niece as of last week.
My brother-in-law and his wife added a perfect little cutie-pie to the family. Mother and baby are happy and healthy. And we are so happy to have the new one.
I am rarely accused of being relaxed or calm. Even in repose, I am thinking of what...
Jul 12, 2019
I am not saying I am competitive, but I was 48 when it happened.
He was 50.
By “it” – I mean having to buy reading glasses.
By “him” – I mean my Dad.
The optometrist handled me well. I told him that I was there to confirm I did not need glasses.
He appropriately and politely ignored me while...
Jul 8, 2019
The ocean brings me peace in a way no other place can –
In the waves of the Southern California Pacific Ocean I feel divine generosity and a safe smallness.
Salt water and the oxygenated white foam always wash away fatigue and move me towards an awareness of my body that I can’t get on land.
I am suspended.