Reset with the People Inside

Reset with the People Inside

How can six days and eight hundred miles of driving make it so hard to get back on schedule? My brain is too full and my body is weary. The temperature is dropping, the wind is blowing and leaves are falling. It’s time for a reset. What’s going on with us? I wish I...
Perishables and the People Inside

Perishables and the People Inside

Living alone- -that is, living alone with two inner selves- -presents many challenges. Today’s challenge has to do with travel. I’ve somehow purchased more produce and dairy than I can comfortably use before I make a trip west to my old home town. It’s a case of too...
The Real Me and the People Inside

The Real Me and the People Inside

Yoga can be a tricky proposition. It’s not just the poses, challenge enough in themselves, but also the things the instructors say. Yesterday’s class time intention was to consider the real me, to summon the person I really am and learn what it takes to keep her here....
Rosh Hashanah and the People Inside

Rosh Hashanah and the People Inside

This week, Lily, 9 and I are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We are not Jewish- -in fact, we were, or depending on our age, are, being raised Catholic. In this- -ahem- – unusual year of 2020 it’s helpful for the three of us to explore new avenues...
Astronomy and the People Inside

Astronomy and the People Inside

Remember a few weeks back when Lily, 9 and I were discussing our at-home plans for the new school year? School was the outcome of creative thinking, applied to my dread of the seasonal contraction of daylight. One thing I like about the fall is the start of the new...

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