What Escapes Your Notice?

Usually it is what is right before you that you fail to notice.  It escapes you. “Nothing escaped his notice: attention, observation, awareness, consciousness, perception; regard, consideration, scrutiny; watchfulness, vigilance, attentiveness” from a Thesaurus. Notice finds its root in the Latin. Notus means knowledge. You take notice in order to know. You become what you…

The Thrilling Challenge of Self-Parenting

Today, May 20, 2015 is the 71st anniversary of my parents’ wedding day. They didn’t know how to parent me or themselves. This post is dedicated to them with love from the unparented parts of myself. May 10th was Mother’s Day here in the States, the time for cards, flowers, expressions of love and gratitude…