these dreams

Lately, my dreams have been lucid, sensory and three-dimensional. Dreams of other people's pets in unexpected places. Dreams of my parents, the house where I grew up, my home now. I can feel their presence in rooms they have never seen and it feels so real that when I do wake up the realization is like …

time enough

I love traveling, but the reentry into your everyday life is like a workout from hell. We arrived in New York City Thursday night after yet another harrowing airport experience, where we barely made our connecting flight in Amsterdam. A cab ride from New Jersey to Brooklyn and I was exhausted by the time I made …

the gift of words

The morning was spent reading through old files ... they are scattered across more apps, external hard drives, and the cloud than I dare reveal. Some are handwritten and need to be transcribed. Others are illegible, possibly written in a dream state, and may need to be shredded. In the mess of conference notes and …