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Everything Is (still) Illuminated

Many (too many) weeks ago I wrote about practicing yoga with my eyes closed.  About how there is more to any of us than that which meets the proverbial eye.  About the wondrous findings we discover when we journey inward.  This week … Continue reading

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Everything Is Illuminated

Whenever I go to yoga, I face the same question.  To wear or not to wear my glasses, that is the question.  To see the teacher’s graceful demonstrations of various poses, or to squint and attempt my own semi-artistic renderings. … Continue reading

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Open Heart Surgery

Yesterday was a dreary day, the skip work and curl up on the couch with a tattered copy of War and Peace and a steaming mug of tea kind of day.  There is no skipping work for funsies when one … Continue reading

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This Modern Love (NaBloPoMo Day 11/30)

This week’s column in the Modern Love section of the New York Times is just lovely.  In a short video entitled Broken Heart Doctor and its companion column, Nursing a Wound in an Appropriate Setting, a New York pediatrician talks about being the healer and the … Continue reading

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Why I Write Love Letters (NaBloPoMo Day 10/30)

It is just past the halfway mark for National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) and 30 consecutive days of writing and blogging.  I’m batting 0.625 at this point.  Not great, but I’ll take it.  I thought it would be hard to … Continue reading

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The Gorgeous Fighters (NaBloPoMo Day 7/30)

Read this: http://www.dotodaywell.com/2013/11/07/preliminary-surgery-results-update-3/ Then go back and read her story. From the beginning. I don’t know this woman, Jen. I just know that we are of similar age and that I don’t have cancer (that I know of) but she … Continue reading

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Final Countdown

You may have noticed that there is little countdown widget on the right side of this blog’s  home page.  You may also have noticed that it’s been stuck at May 19, 2013 for 3 weeks and 1 day now.  I … Continue reading

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Pieces Of You

“Hello.  I’d like to get certified copies of my divorce decree.” “Do you have your case number?” “No.” “OK, what is your last name?” […] “I don’t see you in the system.  Where was the petition filed?” “I … I … Continue reading

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Heart To Heart

I have a heart; it’s the only one I got. Sometimes my heart is happy, sometimes my heart is sad.  Too often, it is hiding in a place I can’t access, perhaps in a tiny forgotten crevasse along one of … Continue reading

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Love on a plate: Enrico’s Genovese kitchen

Part Three of reflections on recent Italian travels. (For Part Two, go to Vernazza) After a perilous and soul-affirming reunion in Vernazza, wifey-love and I (wifey-love is my dear friend C who currently lives in Genova) returned to urban living and … Continue reading

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