Closing doors, opening windows, emptying spaces

Last night I received a nice email from a former friend. It was an apology for things that have disrupted and eventually ended our long friendship. I read it last night, again this morning, and am now organizing my thoughts here before composing my reply. I had the pleasure and privilege of lunching with trainer J and…

Managing expectations

My Monday got off to a anger-fueled start ... not a good boost to the new week. Here is the reader's digest version of the why: My kids' dad widow has a blog. Every couple of weeks I check in over there, just to see what she is writing about and if it includes any disparaging…