Inserting Space Space can come in the form of solitude. The tussle of freeform play. The window of a new and unexpected friendship. Brain neurology tells us that we need at least 7 different types of brain activity for our brain to be fully functioning , refreshed and building new synaptic connection. One of these is [...]
Weekend are of two flavors: Bustling, high octane, driving, herding children, exhausted collapse onto the comforter flavor OR Discretionary, connective tissue forming, friend collecting, author building, urban walking, restoring our couple soul flavor i can see I won’t be writing much on weekends during flavor number one, which is this weekend.
“Do you guys work together also?” the dark haired millenial seated between us interjects. He had overheard our bantering around client lead-in projects. As consultants these are projects we delicately resource and powerfully deliver as a runway to further work. “Sort of” we answer. “We are both consultants”. “Me too-I’m a Fire Protection Engineer” he indicates. “There [...]
What makes couples survive in the tumbleweeds of time and space and amidst the push and pull of daily/weekly and external/internal forces? It is not what you would expect. It’s the alchemy of contrasts. We agree and say YES to the relationship temples of John Gottman, David Schnarch and David Riccho. We understand the horseman of [...]
Imminently the alumium alloy tube will lock him in to hurtle at 36,000 feet above sea level and 5 hour across the country. Alone. With his sister onboard and without a parent in the random hands of streams of professional TSA workers, gate checkers, pilots and air traffic controllers. I’m reading the post apocalytic novel Station [...]
“Prince Live – Purple Rain (halftime show Super Bowl 2007)” — Prince R.I.P. One year-this year-we lost Prince and David Bowie, we became unemployed, survived a suicide attempt, brought audiences to tears singing Eliza Doolittle’s ‘I could have danced all night’, suffered a serious concussion and endured 103.8 flu temperatures. We canceled vacation and receptions, disabled [...]
My daughter and I collectively planned a 13th Birthday celebration including a shopping trip and an afternoon visit to the Olympus Spa. Surana had never experienced a spa and as an emerging woman she wanted to try this. I could see her inhale deeply as she walked in amidst the bathing pools of women. Beginning with [...]