Roadrunner Meaning and Messages

A few weeks ago, upon returning home from our run, my husband Charles and I noticed a roadrunner on our front walkway. We were surprised and delighted. We watched in awe as the bird strutted across and then flew up onto our roof.  This…

Lessons from a Caterpillar

The other day, while walking up the hill after a great run and hike, my husband and I saw a caterpillar on the side of the road. It was slowly edging along. I marveled at its shape, size, coloring and smooth texture of its…

The Storm before the Calm

As the wind whips through the air, and the rain drops sideways, I think about the symbolism of it all.  We have just come through a volatile, highly charged, emotional election.  We are in the midst of a deadly pandemic which has created more…

Welcome to November

Today November kicks off with a flurry of activity! Full Moon (Blue Moon) last night Fall crispness in the air CA wildfires  Day of the Dead celebration Time change at 2am Sunday morning New restrictions due to upticks in Covid 19 Election day hype…

My Hybrid Life

Yesterday, during afternoon coffee with my husband Charles, we were discussing how everyone’s life has been impacted with everything that is happening in the world today – Covid 19, racial injustice, inequality, financial stresses, politics and global warming, to name a few. The term…

Better With Age

Yesterday (Saturday) I turned 67 years young! I don’t feel 67, I am told I do not look 67, and I probably do not act 67 – or what we used to believe it means to be that age. When I look in the…

Resolve to Evolve

Years ago, the local Wild Oats Market in Pasadena, CA,  displayed a banner with this statement. It spoke to me everytime I went there. When they were closing the store, after it was acquired by Whole Foods, I asked if I could purchase the…

Mental Health for All

The theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 is: Mental Health for All Greater Investment – Greater Access “World Mental Health Day, this Saturday, Oct 10th, is an opportunity for the world to come together and begin redressing the historic neglect of mental health,”…

We are all Connected

In addition to the ongoing challenges we face with Covid-19, political division, economic fall out, racial inequality, wildfires and protests, this past week brought the Fall Equinox, Rosh Hashanah and this evening Yom Kippur. No wonder I have felt a bit off! So many…

Unprecedented to Pivoting

Considering what we have all been through the last 6 months and are continuing to go through, it is interesting to listen to and hear everyone’s perspective. What becomes apparent are the buzz words to describe what is happening. I have noticed we have…