Once upon a time, there were two single women. They were successful in their professional lives and admired by their friends. Each was given the same role of honor and
Some things only appear to be the same. Sometimes a mask conceals an underlying ugly truth.
responsibility in caring for her widowed and ailing mother. One chose to dishonor a relationship and hoard her power. The other chose to honor a relationship and share her power. Continue reading
Today is the official holiday in the US recognizing Cristoforo Colombo’s arrival to the Americas. I prefer to think of it as a day to celebrate the discovery of things
Under sail aboard the Victory Chimes off the coast of Maine.
that are new to us. Discovery requires courage to embark on a journey to something unknown.
Certainly Christopher Columbus and his crew had courage. They had the courage to face whatever disease, disaster or even whatever manner of death might strike. They expected to suffer hardship, yet they were game for a good adventure, and willing to roll the dice for the promise of discovering something bigger than they already knew or could imagine.
Do you have a bucket list? Today I cross three of them off my list. It is fitting that my first blog post should be about another new experience. As a belated birthday present to myself, later today I will take my first hot
air balloon ride. We’re leaving from a central New Jersey location about an hour from my home. We’ll go where the wind takes us. I hope we soar high and sail over interesting terrain. I hope I remember to take a few photos. Continue reading