10 for 10

10 for 10

The year 2020 has been really bizarre so far, right? Obviously, we as a collective are in the midst of some crazy shit… and some important challenges. And to a person, everyone I know is facing hard things individually—myself included.  Early on in the...
Q is for Quarantine. What else?

Q is for Quarantine. What else?

I’ve never been in my house so much as I have been these past few weeks. I’m guessing that’s true for most of us.  I’m lucky because my work with writers is already largely online. I’ve pulled in closer still, seeing even my therapy clients over video. I’m...
P is for Pandemonium

P is for Pandemonium

Oh friends, what a mess this coronavirus is. I happen to be in the epicenter of the epidemic here in Washington State. My therapy office isn’t far from the Kirkland facility where several patients died. At least one of my own clients has a relative in that Kirkland...
L is for Love

L is for Love

She came into my life at a happy time. We called her Fuji-san, like the mountain, because her personality was big. And I brought her into the family to round out my little brood of furry creatures already consisting of Bronte the fluffy cat and Jane the pug.  I’d...
K is for K, as in 12K

K is for K, as in 12K

My financial advisor’s corner office literally hovers above Seattle’s Lake Union. From where I sit, you can’t even tell there is a building holding up the room we’re in. A bald eagle soars past the window and then perches on a lamp post to the east. I wonder what it...

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