June 03, 2012
I cherish the days when I wake up in the morning having no idea that I am about to meet someone who would change me forever.
I had one of these days when 81 year old Romek (Robbie) Waisman sat in the seat next to me on my flight home from Omaha, Nebraska.
Before we had even buckled in, we were well into the typical small talk strangers engage in, such as, “What brought you here?” and “Where are you headed?”… READ MORE
May 26, 2012
In order to truly celebrate what’s right with the world, I find I first have to celebrate that the world even exists. In order to celebrate what I see, I have to celebrate that I see. I have to step back from my tiny myopic view to recognize just how special this small speck of earth is, upon which I walk and love and yearn and cry. I have to recognize that being alive within it is remarkable,… READ MORE
May 20, 2012
Variety may well be the spice of life. I’m beginning to think that its kissing cousin, routine, could be a cup of warm cocoa.
I’m a big fan of adventure, surprises, new everything. Variety? Change? Bring it on. Lately, however, I’ve come to a new appreciation of variety’s converse: routine.
So often, routine gets a bad rap. It’s described as constraining, dull, mind numbing.… READ MORE