A Blessing and A Curse

 Friday afternoon a friend of mine stopped by my massage studio and we sat outside on the patio,drinking beer and catching up. He had been doing yard work all day and I had just finished several massage sessions. It was a rare chance just to sit down together for a little while.  We started talking…

People,Paulo, Perspective

Paulo Coelho wrote- “No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom and loyalty.” These words stuck a chord with me and I  pondered the depth and scope of what it means to lose, to own, to love, to understand and to have freedom. It wasn’t enough for…

Flowers and Faith

Yesterday,my client was running just a few minutes late which gave me time to walk outside and look at the flowerbeds and the empty pots. I stood there in the front yard, and adjusted the single pot of pansies, and picked up the picture that had the saying, “Life is a journey..enjoy it.” engraved on…

Margaritas And Music

Here I am, sitting in a chair A woman is putting color in my hair just like Mema always did I’m carrying on the tradition ain’t no gray gonna give me away I already had my coffee dipped a cookie in the cup  listened this morning to all the greats those deep. rugged voices of…

Body and Soul

“Our body is our soul’s best friend.”-Paulo Coelho. When I read these words, I immediately drew a heart in the margins next to the words and jotted down my thoughts.  There is such profound truth held in these simple words and just yesterday, a friend and I shared some thoughts about this. I had been…