Are you Alive???

Today is gorgeous. Walking with my dogs this morning, a spring breeze playing softly on my skin, shiny-furred squirrels shimmying up tree trunks, a tiny, needle-beaked black and brown bird cocking his head as we approach—and everything in technicolor—(Disney’s best artists’ve got nothing on this) there are not enough words of thanks or songs of…

No Stories High

Byron Katie calls herself “a woman without a future”. She doesn’t mean by this that she is diagnosed with a terminal illness, or that she won’t exist into the next moment. She will. Or she won’t. It’s irrelevant to her. What she means is that she has no more stories. No more narrative bubbles up…

Super Hero 101

Blast back to the past with me for a moment, K? Remember that game we played as kids—you’d ask your friend, If you could have any superpower, what would it be?? And then you’d discuss the pros and cons of each superpower in detail ad infinitum. The popular picks? Invisibility and X-Ray Vision. Mostly, as I recall…