Let’s be honest. I think we’re all sick of Facebook right now. It’s become like an unhealthy relationship. You want to just break up, but instead you keep coming back to air your grievances, vent your frustration, remedy your boredom. But does that actually help?Read More
I read this recently in an article for affair recovery. Why was I reading about affair recovery? Because I'm recovering from an affair. That's right. I did that. And I've beat myself up for it ever since. Years have past. My husband forgives me. My family and friends forgive me. But I didn't forgive me.Read More
I couldn’t believe my counsellor friend asked me to repeat these words to myself, as we both stood in front of a mirror at the back of her office. “They’re just words,” I thought. “What’s so hard about repeating words?” Except, I couldn’t utter them.Read More
Christmas took us away this year, to a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina. Our first Christmas all together in the States.
The drive was beautiful. Appalachian mountains. Lakes. Quaint, quiet towns. Ray had never experienced this Americana before. Our road trips together have only ever been through deserts on the other side of the world.Read More
I asked my sister the other day if I was being ridiculous. Her exact words were: “Have you considered that maybe you are expecting everyone to completely rearrange their lives to accommodate your needs and it might be putting a lot of stress on them?”Read More
It’s been an interesting experience for Ray, entering the US as a new immigrant. He’s witnessing the ugliness of presidential elections live for the first time. His observations are honest and innocent. While having one of our conversations the other day, I asked him, “If you could vote, would you?”Read More
Some might say it’s impossible to improve upon nature itself, but if you ever get a chance to see Chihuly’s work in a garden, you’ll see that it is possible. It’s difficult to imagine anyone not being impressed by Chihuly. Oh…except Kai.Read More