Perspective

Feeling Lucky?

My mom was born in Ireland, and I spent most of my childhood summers there.  It was like a second home.  I loved being surrounded by my family and the culture.  And perhaps it’s the influence of the Irish folklore I grew up with, but there’s a special place in my heart for four-leaf clovers.… Continue reading Feeling Lucky?

Perspective, Presence, You

The Finish Line

In a previous blog, Got Change?, my break in consistent blogging was blamed on writer’s block and rebellion; I just needed a change.  Now I have a new reason!  Well, in all honesty, it’s not really new…it’s almost 21 years old.  Writing these blogs has inspired me to work on a book that I started… Continue reading The Finish Line

You

Got Change?

I haven’t been writing my blogs lately.  It was part writer’s block and part rebellion.  I needed to break free from the self-imposed obligation that I created…my commitment to publish a blog every Monday, come rain or shine.  Writing felt like a struggle and this never-ending New England winter finally got to me.  Cabin fever… Continue reading Got Change?

Heart, You

Have A Heart

Ah, Valentine's Day!  What better day to talk about the heart?  While in some ways, it's just another commercialized holiday...it's also a day where the pressure is on.  If you’re lucky enough to be in a relationship, you better shower your lover with gifts; and if you’re single, well, you just sigh and vow that… Continue reading Have A Heart