“I can’t do it!” She said with tears streaming down her face. Her brightly colored, rainbow hair, which usually made her look like a gorgeous manga character, instead made her look like a sad clown. It was a week before we were to leave…Read More
Damn, I wish I had a crystal ball! Sometimes I think my mind is one. I’ll run a thousand scenarios ’til I think I’ve nailed it, ’til I think I’ve become the “all knowing” genie. And somehow I’m still gobsmacked when I’m wrong!Read More
Because the only way ever, for someone to know how we feel, to know what’s going through our minds, or to know what’s truly dear to us, is for us to say so. Until neuroscientists invent a mind reader, language is our greatest gift for creating intimacy and understanding.Read More
When I hear the term “peer pressure,” I think of kids egging each other on to do things they wouldn’t normally do. But a series of conversations I’ve had this week unveiled how adults are suffering from peer pressure too.
These pressures reveal themselves in one ubiquitous word… SHOULD.Read More
He sighed, looked longingly at the tables as we passed by, and marched forward. In the end, we missed the ferry anyway. We missed the islands, we missed the views, and we missed the ocean spray. None of that matters to me now. The thing I regret most…Read More