Moving Out…Yet One More Time

Today, I pushed the send button for a new newsletter and new website to a very small list of 250.  Immediately I was overwhelmed with emotions I didn’t expect.  I felt two things. First, the relief of having completed months of work to express what I’m calling my new online persona.  I also felt  the fear of sharing this still vulnerable new me, not unlike the fear I had when I actually published each of my books in public space.

The enormity of the reaction that occurred in that moment was a surprise. Continue reading

Friendship matters

My good friend, Evelyn, came for Thanksgiving. She stayed for four full days.  There is nothing like having a good friend around.

EvelynA friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. – William ShakespeareTrue friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. – David Tyson GentryLet us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

Thanks, Evelyn.  It was a great four days.  Hopefully we won’t have to wait another year for the next visit.  How’s your SKYPE?