Needles, thread and a deadly war.

A muse … I have been thinking about my Grandfather this week. He is my Dad’s father. He barely spoke English often switching to Italian in the middle of a sentence. Always had pay close attention to his rapid Italian speech. He was born in 1902 in Calabria Italy and came to America through EllisContinue reading “Needles, thread and a deadly war.”

99 Days of Gratitude Day 2-The Dream Team…

I was talking with my Mom on my way home from work tonight as a do most days in a parking lot of traffic. She said you are working late tonight as always Son. You have done this work for a long time. I said yes I love the people we serve as much asContinue reading “99 Days of Gratitude Day 2-The Dream Team…”

a.bout.-face

Hello, safe space, old friend and inner circle of peace. Neglectfully, I have not been on Temenos Circle almost all year. But I am back and here to stay. My time away has brought calmness following a storm. Time to think, process, find new ways of feeling, has brought me closer to God. I have spent time unwindingContinue reading “a.bout.-face”

Broken dreams

  I was traveling with friends on a business trip where we speaking at a conference in downtown LA. One of my friends, Rachel suggested that find the cheesiest open bus tour of Hollywood to soak up the experience. The cheesy tour in all of its glory was perfect including a want-to-been actor as aContinue reading “Broken dreams”

Come in we’re Open

Dear Blog, I am back, sorry I have been so neglectful. Life has a habit of getting in the way or setting up walls that keep me from you.  But this habit is about to change. I am back, brighter, with more insight, stronger than before. I missed you, it feels good to be here.Continue reading “Come in we’re Open”

Started with a pickle 

Saturday mornings were made for farmers markets.  I was surrounded by crisp fall air, sounds of the waves crashing on the rocks from the lake and the bustle of people their dogs and cloth bags. I really wasn’t sure what to get from the farmers today. There was no recipe in mind or even aContinue reading “Started with a pickle “