Tag Archives: Serenity

Quiet Mind, Open Heart

As we approach this important election, like many people I find myself nervous and stressed.  Last week I enjoyed photos of the Hindu festival of lights, which I was fortunate to attend in India and Nepal.  In Nepal people make … Continue reading

Posted in Asia | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Before, During, After

True confession:  I’ve become a fan of The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up, a way to think about, honor, let go of, and/or enjoy the things in my house. Marie Kondo, the author, suggests we hold each object we own … Continue reading

Posted in Asia | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments


  On September 3, 1985, I got up at 3am to wish my mother a wonderful trip to France.  I was so glad I made the effort, because she died in her sleep later that evening on the plane. That … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 7 Comments