2007

So here it comes. Another year. This one will be about, above all, living life well. Whatever that means to me with regard to love, writing, coaching, money, spirit, relationships, and physical and emotional health. It will be about travel and art and intellectual...

Happy Birthday

So yesterday was my birthday. Eventful one, I’d say. — Received a fabulous red Gerbera daisy and a beautiful purple flower (not sure what kind, but it rocks) in a clay pot. Brings a feeling of life to my intimate world. — Found out first thing in the...

Hummingbird

Went to Target for the post-Christmas bargains. Made out like a bandit. Was strangely drawn to a bright blue hummingbird ornament for my tree. Decided to just go with it, maybe it means something. So I looked it up on a website that gives the meaning of animals: Pure...

Strand-ed

Seems hard to believe that I had only been to the Strand bookstore once a number of years ago before venturing in there today. What a great way to while away a few hours. I wandered from section to section, marveling at the number of people trying to get their hands...

More on Umbertina

Still reading Umbertina and enjoying it immensely. A favorite sentence: She saw the Italian women, how sure they were of themselves; and she despised her soft, round childish face and Italian-American uneasiness.There is so much astute information loaded into that...