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A Relatively Quick Whinge

I was hoping to have a dinner report about a new-to-us place that specializes in hand-pulled ramen and in soup dumplings, but that’s not really gonna happen tonight (although there may be a note on the order the roomie is bringing home for me). 421 more words


A Note to You on Valentine's Day (By You I Mean Me)

There’s always something in me that breaks around this time of year.

I’ve been actively expecting this day to roll around this year, as with every year, always resolving to be stoic and to put others before myself in order to achieve some worth from this day. 631 more words

Mental Health

Listening to deep intuition

The waves of chattering thought crash noisily at the edges of the mind. The constant chatter is surface level, never still, always seeking something more. To say that something is surface level does not mean it it not important Рthe surface of the water is no less important than the depth, just as the skin is no less important an organ in the body as the others. 285 more words


Sometimes healing sucks: Chiron rising, the problem with progress, and Inanna in the underworld

The problem with the idea of healing is that the narrative of progress does not always fit well with reality. Life is both a process of growth and of entropy, and many many other things. 1,106 more words


Integrating Changes

It’s been a pretty full few days.

I had a dinner group meeting at Teresa’s, a favorite Polish restaurant in Brooklyn Heights, on Friday, 3 February. 692 more words


the more you know

I love Brene Brown…even when she is throwing out some hard truths.

So you can gather what I am talking about, you might want to watch the video. 514 more words




For the minutes it took to see your smile

For the times I asked you to stay awhile

For the years I held you close to my heart… 217 more words