I really like to hike. Well sometimes I love to hike. And there are times when hiking and I wrestle our way toward some possible understanding of a beautiful symbiotic bond, which is really just a choke-hold, in an effort to avoid figuring out if I reall...
I went to the river to catch
my breath and breathe in deeply. To
inhale the briny scent, this cologne of life churning forth, in peace and
gratitude. Pulling tightly those currents against, I anticipate currents
flowing with ease ahead. I exhale them
I am lying in my bed at dawn listening to the
sound of the train. Thinking of travel. That sound of
somewhere else. And returning. The Rhinecliff station, only steps
away from my porch, is the center of the quirky 17th century hamlet, I happily
I’ve never been one to ignore the gorilla in the room. Or at least that is what I believed about myself with a great and passionate conviction for a very long time. Zeal, even. Life…growing older, marriage, children, divorce, work, etcetera and so on, ha...
decided to bring things up a notch and try a night of wilderness camping along
with my high peak hiking. Overnight
camping. I have done this in the
Adirondacks only two other times. Once
with my son because don't boys need those big manly bonding ti...
listening to De-Li’-ful. Well let’s just
call her that for the sake of this story... And
De-Li’-ful reminds me, on the off chance that I went into a sappy love song
induced coma, by announcing to me and
all of her listeners right before a commercial...
I am a woman in control, or I am currently working towards it. As I journey through this life as a spiritually grounded woman, a mother, daughter, sister, and friend, I am traveling on a path towards calm acceptance and hopeful exhilaration in between ordinary everyday functioning. I am comforted by a sense of being in control, but I am not controlling. Feminist, feminine, and female, I am interested in women's issues and how they impact all. Currently pursuing a Master's in Public Administration with a focus on policy and protocol.
- Marist CollegeMPA, 2013
- State University of New York at New PaltzEducation, 2000 - 2002
- Empire State CollegeFamily Counseling: Human Services, 1995 - 1998
- Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY New Paltz,Adv Design, 1981 - 1983