removing the mask

                  mask is worn to hide true feelings guarded closely who is the real me? The beautiful mask on the left was created by artist, Carrie Bourdeau. Aptly named “Bullet”, the mask is covered in bullet casings and was just one of 30 masks she created for her “Rusty…

juxtaposition at its finest

 Source gratitude today for all our abundances tomorrow we shop   Does anyone else find it completely fascinating that a nation celebrates and gives thanks for all that they have one day, and then spends the next day pushing, shoving, enduring mall rage and possibly injury, all in the name of buying more stuff? Happy Thanksgiving everyone,…

I can

lungs burn, doubt creeps in inside voice tells me I can’t sweet success at last This was the view I was rewarded with during my hike of the Trail Canyon trail in Nevada last month. It’s hard for me to admit that I still, 11 months into this thing, have that little nagging voice inside that reminds me of…

my fickle lover leaves me each night

cry not when I leave remember the warmth we shared once more I must go This Hawaiian sunset brings me back to my vacation in May 2008, and the joy of celebrating my daughter’s graduation from high school, my son’s graduation from elementary school and my (and Mr. Enthusiasm’s) 21st wedding anniversary. The sun celebrated with us…