Hello, Righteous Rant

Learning to be conscious through a travel delay in a pandemic year, while mercury is in retrograde.

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The thorns we keep

Do you, my dear reader, have a story you can put down?

It’s just a story, after all.

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Colored arrows pointing to black circles

We look at the pet scan which shows a shadowy outline of my body containing the darkened shapes of liver, brain, kidneys, bladder (pee pee is funny :).

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It’s JANUARY!

On Christmas Day in the evening, I was driving R and our new puppy home from a friend’s house.  R said, “I really want to stop at the store and get a new car.”   “No, we have sooooo many new toys at home! Let’s just go home and play with all of our new…

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Who is Heavenly Mother?

Now that I better understand the feminine divine, I see that, because of her nature, she doesn’t fit easily into organized religion. She is too big and complicated for that. There are no instructions for breathing! How would you teach someone to inhale? Yet, I notice very quickly when I am becoming oxygen-deprived.

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Some days you don’t catch any waves

I walk onto the beach with board in hand, sinuses full of sea water and arms dangling like ropes. Some days you don’t catch any waves. It’s okay to be bad at things and do them anyway–actually it’s recommended.

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I am not strong because…

Why are you strong, brave, resilient or inspiring? Hint: It has nothing to do with what’s gone wrong in your life.

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F*ck it. Write the book.

Last July I was out for one of my nightly walks with R in the stroller and the stars and jets and helicopters twinkling overhead.  I imagine I was probably listening to a Dear Sugars podcast and soaking in the thick, night air.  I was texting with a friend and I commented on how I…

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Hold Out Your Hand

I’ve been writing a lot this past week but it’s been pretty scattered.  I’ve had a hard time corralling it into something that resembles a coherent post.   Last night as I laid down to go to sleep, I thought about the morning.  Mornings are hard lately.  I wake up too early and usually with a…

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