The Start of Something GREAT

What is happening?! If you had asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, self-employed was not one of my choices. But really it should have been all along. I love defining my own work days, determining how I want to set up rooms, my business and my life. Total freedom of choice. Total freedom to be …

Houston

Every time I come home, I hesitate. What’s here, who’s here, and how are my parents? We took a trip to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and I was happy to learn that they had expanded into a new building. New art, new artists, new culture to learn and see. But there was still the familiar. Some of my …

Career Epiphany

I think it was April or May and we just brought on a new analyst to the team. I was happy to have some company and some help in my ever growing pile of work. I took aside some time to teach her a few shortcuts in the software. It was the first time in a long time that I …

A quick dip in Joshua Tree

When your friend asks you to help out at her booth at Bhakti Fest you say yes. So I get up early. But I always get up early. I eat breakfast and load the car. My mind wanders and I pace while I wait for our meeting time at 10am. When we meet, we exchange hellos and information on what …

Potato Chip Reflections

I had just finished 2 plates of tofu Pad Thai and was picking at a tray of fried tofu with sweet and sour dip when Don turned to me and calmly took my hands. He said, “We did a lot of things today.” I smiled and replied, “Yea we did.” Then we went back and forth remembering all those things. …

Orange Memories

Every time I peel an orange I remember one time at Kevin’s house. We were sitting with his mom and she gave us both oranges. I used a knife to cut mine and Kevin just dug into his with his fingers. Eventually he noticed my orange peel petals and said something about how ugly his orange peeling was. I just …