Inked, Too

I have a new tattoo. Click here to read about my other tattoos and their meaning.  *******  So a few weeks ago in Medellin, I got a new tattoo. It’s awesome! It healed easily and beautifully. (Unlike my last one which was kind of a disaster. I was super nervous about doing this one because…

Happily Mental

I am sitting in a lovely Italian bistro- a glass of Argentinian Malbec at hand (hey I am in South America- of course, the wine is South American even if the food is Italian!) with my laptop open, writing. This alone feels like a miracle.  I haven’t written anything outside of work stuff (and even…

Every Day Pain

I’m currently sitting in a stunning cottage garden, on a cliff, overlooking the sea, in County Cork, Ireland. It’s gorgeous, peaceful, and amazing. It’s a Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Retreat center, so it’s full of a certain energy. It manifests in the way people talk to each other, the respect they show for the planet, for…