Notes From My Retreat: Day 1

I went on retreat earlier this month. You can read a little bit about it here. It is a beautiful, magical place filled with silence and divinity. Here is a draft of something I wrote when I arrived: 2017 Retreat; Big Sur This is where I spent my 40th birthday. This is where I fought […]

Got Silence?

The first time I went on a silent retreat was ten years ago.   It was over the weekend of my 40th birthday. When I told my then husband that I wanted to spend $300 to go away for four days of writing and silence and leave him with our children –  who were two […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 60: Flashback to Running at UC Davis

Another Saturday, another drive up to Davis. From where we are, in the Santa Cruz area, to Davis, is about a three-hour drive one-way. With traffic, it can take five. On the way home, after the game and dinner with the college girl, it can take about two hours. #timewarp Last weekend I mentioned we […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 57: Going Deeper

It’s been about a week since I found out I didn’t get the Big Job. You know, it’s really okay, because it wasn’t exactly what I was trying to manifest anyways. They don’t have an office in France NOR a flexible schedule, which was the most important thing I wanted. Well, one of the top […]