Surreal Times and the Person Inside

Surreal Times and the Person Inside

Surreal times: times that have the qualities of surrealism, the irrational juxtaposition of images that seek to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind. Wow. Wow, indeed, Lily. My inner fourteen-year-old and I experienced something like this when we...
Early Frost with the Person Inside

Early Frost with the Person Inside

Last week I lamented the passing of summer. This week started with early frost! It usually doesn’t come until later in the month but these days you never know what the weather will do. Fortunately, I follow a weather website and covered my one remaining...
Living Life with the Person Inside

Living Life with the Person Inside

It’s said that you only live once. I agree with this statement, provided it incorporates the concept that life is continual and unending. We may live a human life only once, but maybe our spirits participate in more than one human lifetime. Maybe we live other than...
Dark Miles with the Person Inside

Dark Miles with the Person Inside

I don’t usually flat out dread fall, but this year is different. This year, fall is my first time through with the harbinger of Bruce’s death. Though we didn’t realize it at the time, the dark miles began in September, 2018, .   There was a day, though, when I...
Finding Joy with the Person Inside

Finding Joy with the Person Inside

I’ll confess, fall is coming too soon for me this year. Whether I’ve become a true devotee of highs in the 90s and long strings of evenings comfortable for going without a coat, or if it has more to do with battling the dark moments of widowhood, I’m not sure. Winter...
Optimism and the Person Inside

Optimism and the Person Inside

Optimism helps you live longer. It was all over the news this week. A study from the Boston University School of Medicine links optimism to prolonged life, and better chances of achieving “exceptional longevity,” defined in the study as age 85 or older. But wait,...

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