Second Chances

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about second chances, mainly because it seems I’ve been getting more than my fair share of them: things like the chance to go back and say to someone what I wished I’d said the first time; rediscovering a friendship that ended badly; even getting a new chance at good health. I get it, I get the ‘cosmic’ message: … [Read more...]

From Lulu

I’m at a stage in my life that allows me the luxury of reflection. It’s like having your car on cruise control while traveling an empty highway surrounded by the most gorgeous scenery you can imagine, marveling at the beauty around you. If you were to ask me what was the single most influential element in my life I would tell you...fear! I think … [Read more...]

Journals of the Skinny Little Girl—Foreword

I was born in August, 1950. Like most people of my generation, I have a therapist. I am a perfectionist, workaholic, and terrified of my mother. With my therapist, we are exploring the dark depths of despair and unlocking the emotional doors that have kept me from complete happiness. It is my friends, though, who have recently helped me to see … [Read more...]