Hello…Yes..I am putting the FUN in fundraising. Fun follows me wherever I go. On Sunday I am taking a cycling class to benefit research and awareness on Ovarian Cancer I’m fundraising to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA). Will you please support me and my efforts with a donation? Please give what you can.… Continue reading “Fun”draising for Ovarian Cancer Research
The moment where everything comes into focus has always eluded me. There were glimpses, seconds of happiness, but never did I think true contentedness, nor at ease would be something I would experience. Many, many moments where I felt congruent in relationship to the world occurred on my trip to Rome, Italy in December. Nearly everything… Continue reading In Rome I Found Me
There are nights I go to bed thinking “Tennis is the only thing I am good at.” There are mornings I only wake up because tennis is a part of my day. And while I know rationally, logically that tennis is not the only thing I am good at, I do derive most of… Continue reading Love for Life, Tennis, and Self
I was at the family homestead for an overnight on Sunday. It snowed overnight and we woke up to beautiful, wet snow frozen to the tree branches. It reminded me of the poem I wrote in 1998, published in the Duxbury Clipper in 1999, for a Freshman level poetry class. 98% of the class… Continue reading Late #ThrowbackSunday: The Bog
Hopefully, this will be the first in a series of posts dispatched on Sundays called #ThrowbackSunday. Sunday is a day of reflection and respite. Many of these pieces were written in the past and are reflections on art, life, and cultures. Some may in the form of prose and others in the form of poetry.… Continue reading #ThrowbackSunday: E.T.
September is Craniofacial awareness month. A month, and cause, near and dear to my heart. I was born with bilateral cleft lip and palate. I have written a lot about my cleft lip and palate experiences on this blog. The teasing and questions, the procedures, surgeries, scary moments, and, believe it or not, there is… Continue reading Resilience Through Humor
I abandoned music for podcasts over a year ago. When I am sitting in traffic, it was, and still is, easier to listen to someone talk. I told myself I was learning something, and that I could not listen to music if I was sitting in traffic. If the car was not moving, it just… Continue reading Music and Emotions