My Treasure Chest

My Treasure Chest

I have kept a “treasure chest” that entire time, collecting keepsakes of notes, cards, postcards, letters, and photographs from family members and friends, as well as ticket stubs, sundry miscellaneous items to remind me of all the great things that have happened in my life and the moments when someone was thinking of me as something great was happening in theirs. Continue reading My Treasure Chest

Sunrise to Sunset

Sunrise to Sunset

It’s been a while since I’ve watched an entire day from sunrise to sunset. But today, that’s what I did. It started mysteriously, densely foggy, as the future was yet to be written. As the day passed, so did the clouds though the heavy winds defiantly remained. And a bright blue appeared in its stead, followed by a mild pastel sunset while darkness descended. It was uneventful, which meant it was perfect. Continue reading Sunrise to Sunset

2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective

2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective

2016 was a year where I focused upon myself, my family & my friends, and my dog. Along the way, my family, friends and I experienced loss. Along the way, I joined an amazing company (Upwork), went on an amazing adventure (the Rickshaw Run in India), and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. It was an epic year. Continue reading 2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective