Showing posts from October 7, 2007

Columbus Day

Today, is the real Columbus Day. Not the one fabricated by folks to give selected other select folks a Monday off.

What new lands have you discovered this month?

It has felt like I have been on some emotional crusades. Looking for one's inner Holy Grail is not the easiest of treks. It has required great courage and discipline. Each day, I am clearing out more stuff. Whether it is the shtuff that clutters our house or the shtuff that has cluttered my thoughts and beliefs.

As you know, I have also been playing in the land of BridalVille. What an adventure. I wasn't sure I would be cast in the the part of the blushing bride at my mature station in life. ( Station? "Track number nine; can I give you a shine?") Sure, I was engaged to be married which allows me to be the pink girlie player piece as I work my way around the board to the top of the cake where I meet the guy groom player in his tuxedo.

Bear in mind, that I have had the privilege of officiating at so many w…

Imagine Peace

... it's really hard to do.
Especially in the throes of grief and hormones.
However, in recognition and support of John Lennon's 67th birthday, I am doing my best.

October 9th is John Lennon's birthday. It is also the launch of the Imagine Peace Tower in Reykyjavik, Iceland. This is where Yoko Ono has built this tower of power (peace is power in my book) to honor the man she met and fell in love with in 1967. You can view the tower on YouTube or go directly to

In just the last month the site has received an amazing 2,700 wishes via the internet to add to the 495,000 already collected. These wishes are guaranteed to be buried in the capsules around the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. You may send your wishes to:

The grief monster got me on Sunday night at my clogging class. I have been trained well enough to know that more often than not, the shards of grief strike at unexpected or benign times. I had a ritual of calling my mother after cl…