The Question of Being Single

If music be the food of love, play on. - William Shakespeare Dating Vs. Mating When people ask me my relationship status, I generally seize up internally and begin to scan my brain for the latest and greatest excuse for why I'm not married, have no children and, in general, have been chronically single for…Read more The Question of Being Single


Meditating on Meditation

Sleep is the best meditation. - Dalai Lama A few weeks ago I splurged on a three-hour meditation workshop, hosted by a meditation for-profit company. This is one of those  places where post-hippy millenials wear flowy clothes and flip flops and find solace in the crystals section of the store.  As a meditator for many years…Read more Meditating on Meditation

My Beautiful Life

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Franz Kafka The Power of a Pedicure The beauty industry knows something that I've only recently come to appreciate: There is power in a pedicure. Everyone has a friend who, in the midst of chaos is happening around them, will indulge in something frivolous. You know…Read more My Beautiful Life

Facing the Fire

This post is dedicated to my beloved father Leonard Ross July 16, 1934-February 5, 2017 When my Dad passed away a few weeks ago I was grateful: He lived long enough to see the dawn of a New Year. He was able to have his Thanksgiving Dinner, his Christmas dinner, his New Year's fireworks and even…Read more Facing the Fire