Tag Archives: bliss

How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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Bees in Her Bonnet

One thing I love about being a parent is the novelty of everything. All the firsts in my daughter’s life thrill me more than I ever knew they would. I’m a novelty seeker by nature. And, having moved from Manhattan … Continue reading

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My World, Her World, Their World, Our World

Anyone who knows me will understand what a momentous occasion this was:   Adela’s first ladybug encounter. It was the first time she had a bug crawl on her. We were exploring the community garden, one of her favorite places … Continue reading

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The Listening Blog

Inspired by the work and play of Olia, I am sitting down to a blank page, and attempting to freeform on the page— To start it’s white, empty, and glossy like a skating rink after the last stroke of a … Continue reading

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Shelter from the Storm

I love a summer storm. I love the way it feels like hot breath, the way it smells like mallow, the way it sounds like a battered tympany. I love its pregnant clouds, and poignant symbolism. Moody, roaming — There … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones, Thunder and Chocolate

Is it just me? All women? I hate to rush. It drives me bonkers. In my estimation, I have a really high threshold for stress. But rushing rattles my nerves. Once I’m rattled, it’s hard to chill down. We end … Continue reading

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