Category: Abandonment

  • What I have learned about…

    What I Have learned about Life… If you want to be happy set reasonable goals for yourself and achieve them. Decide that no matter what your parents wanted for you what matters is what you want for yourself. Figure out what you want for yourself and map out how to achieve that. Fill your life […]

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  • Love

    Love: The haves and the have nots…. Is there an in between?  Some have love and some do not. Some live alone and some live with another. I have noticed that neither role seems to be completely fulfilling. Over my 15 years of singlehood I have been tempted several times to jump into living together, […]

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  • Open Handed…

    Satisfied with what is in your hand? I remember once going to a talk at a local Buddhist retreat. At the beginning of the talk the speaker asked the audience to hold out their hand and then make a fist. We all dutifully did this and held our fists for what seemed a long time. […]

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  • Square red planter

    Square red planter

    There is something very inspiring about an empty planter. Sometimes I leave planters unfilled for an entire season. This is disturbing to many and inspiring to others.I like the looks of this empty red planter because it looks as if it has been empty for a long time. This morning in the Times there is […]

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  • Santa Fe

    For a single person Santa Fe is a good place to visit as it is casual and not focused on family entertainment. I am here for a photographic workshop which is probably my first since college. I find it challenging as well as frustrating as I am not as knowledgable as others in the class. […]

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  • day by day love

    Sometimes it takes a cold fall day in the hospital with a friend to realize  what matters is  the fact you are breathing. People all over Boston are going to work, eating meals, laughing, crying, but none of them are consciously thinking thank God I am breathing. I think we should think about that. I often […]

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  • What’s Important

    The morning coffee the affection of dogs sunshine honesty paying your bills especially when the payee needs the money breathing remembering to breathe smiling making others smile being truthful being faithful taking yourself out to where you want to go knowing where you want to go admiring other people who are smarter than you admiring […]

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  • Lonely in paris

    Even in Paris I can be lonely. Even if you are with someone you love. Even if you are staying in the most romantic hotel with the most romantic man, you can still be looking at the rooftops in the moonlight and feel that feeling in your heart which says you are sad. If only […]

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  • Paris headboard

    Paris headboard