When Nostalgia invites me to sit and reminisce, Sadness almost always comes knocking at the door. If I'm not careful, these guests of mine linger longer than is good for me. What I have to do is remember to ...Read More
"All experience is an arch wherethro'
Gleams that untravell'd world."Read More
Writing about an ending, where do you start? When did the ending really begin and when did it officially finish off?
All I know is the sun began setting on our California scene much too soon and a part of me will always be there — with the toe-happy sand, exhilarating waves, sun-bleached skies, smiling palm trees, and eclectic people.Read More
Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems in a place perhaps you've seen in your dreams. For the story you're about to be told began with the holiday worlds of auld...Read More
At this very moment the most ironic global event is taking place: the obsession with the selfie phenomenon. People have called selfie-takers Gen Y, Millennials, or Generation Selfie.Read More
Kimmy has a daring heart full of wanderlust and beautiful dreams. She notices the small details in day-to-day living and derives so much pleasure from life's tiny miracles. Her heart takes care of her husband Eric and her daughter Audrey, and their hearts take care of her.Read More
Sometimes, when I look back, I realize how much I've left behind. A feeling of nostalgia washes over me. I yearn to go back to my five-year-old self, my nine-year-old me, my sixteen-year-old Allie. I wonder if I was better then than I am now.Read More
It's hard to see our possibilities, our bloomabilities, through. It takes bravery to turn a possibility into a reality. It takes bravery to bloom. But it is during our brave bloomabilities, those experiences that try and pull us, that we flower into something more than we could have ever imagined. It is in our brave bloomability that we find our deepest joy.Read More