Tag Archive: life

Karma – what goes around, comes around

Karma. I learned about it a long time ago when I was in college from a co-worker who, when I told her I had been let go from my job after refusing my boss’s inappropriate sexual advances said of him, “what goes around, comes around.” I thought those words were the most brilliant thing I’d…

We remember the first, but not the last

We talk a lot about the firsts in our lives – first loves, first jobs, our babies first steps and first words. Firsts are noted and momentous – photos taken, dates recorded. Firsts are the exciting beginning of whatever comes next – the first day of school offers the possibility of so many good grades,…

How to turn fifty

I have a secret to share. It will be my birthday in a few days (on January 26), and I will be fifty. That’s not the secret though – I’m pretty sure my friends and family already know this, since I’ve been reminding them for months – or they’ve been reminding me. The secret is…it’s…

The “B” Side of Life

I recently went to my hair stylist, Gordon, as I have done every 5 weeks for 15 years. I wrote about Gordon previously after he was a survivor of the Salon Meritage massacre in October.  Gordon is an amazing person who has recently experienced far more tragedy in his life than he – or anyone…