Remember.

Sometimes others just say it better than you... and that's especially welcome on those days when you have trouble finding the words. Yesterday - the one year anniversary of my dad's passing - was one of those days for me. So, instead of my own writing, I give you two of my favorite poems on…

Thank.

This post has been difficult to write. And that, I think, makes it all the more important that I do write it. In fact, it's very much a case-in-point: It's my endeavor to prove to myself that I can choose gratitude - that I can be thankful right now. But it isn't such an easy feat.…

Follow.

There's something about the passing of time that has always fascinated me: that right at this moment (and at every moment in the future) there are infinite opportunities that lie before us. And yet, when we reach the end of our road, looking back at it, there will have been one particular path…

Change.

"The only constant is change." The ancient pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, spoke this phrase around 500 years BCE, long before the lightbulb, millennia before human flight, and an eternity before the iPhone. And yet, in so few words, he said it all. He knew something fundamental about life: that to simply keep up with the universe,…

Return.

Three weeks ago, my husband John and I hopped on a plane to Germany to begin a trip we had been planning for a while. In its most nascent form (in our minds, that is) the trip was actually only going to take us to Italy—a country I hadn’t yet visited and had always…