six hundred drips

six hundred drips

Today is my six hundredth drip. Six hundredth step and I think its important to celebrate little victories, although not too loudly or for too long because there are still over a thousand more to go, and many thousand more after that. I live for my dreams now. I’ve...
dark cold days

dark cold days

November is fully here and as the nights get darker and the temperature continuously declines, all of nature seems to point to the inevitable conclusion that there are dark cold days ahead. But are they really dark and cold, or is that idea merely in our head and as a...
imperfect steps

imperfect steps

Each and every day I take slow and imperfect steps. I sometimes imagine what people think I know or who I am, because inside I feel like an organized mess, but yes a committed mess, and I think that is what makes a difference. Over the last two years I have become...
new plans

new plans

Plans change. Learn to expect and accept it.  They have to change. It would be super silly to think otherwise yet many people stubbornly and sometimes desperately refuse to change and desire nothing more for things to remain the same. But things can’t remain the same....
the inevitability of your death

the inevitability of your death

Death is never an easy subject to broach or discuss. It makes us sad and uncomfortable, yet I think dealing with death is at the heart of our human potential and happiness. I’m not talking about dealing with death when someone we are close to dies or when we attend a...
it’s not all peaches and cream

it’s not all peaches and cream

Life is not all peaches and cream. It gets really rough sometimes. Life can get pretty rough, or monotonous, or tiresome, or worrisome, but that’s why they call it the art of living. Life is not a recipe of good things to be had and bad things to be avoided. There is...