A Miracle. A Place We Can Call Home.

Wow.  Can you believe it? It's been over three months, damn, almost four, since we arrived to Taiwan. It was all about festive celebrations when we first arrived due to Lunar New Year. That was way back in February. Lots happened since. I'll spare additional details but I wrote a bit about it here, here and … Continue reading A Miracle. A Place We Can Call Home.

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The Process of De-owning a Home and A Very Important Life Lesson

    By this time last year, I was back in Houston, Texas, in preparation of selling our town-home in Midtown Houston.  It has been a rental house since we left in July 2010.  Our house needed some major repairs and only one of us could return to oversee both the repairs and the sale … Continue reading The Process of De-owning a Home and A Very Important Life Lesson

Being Beautiful Inside: There is No Shade to that Beauty

For my lovely Sandha. Remember that "there are NO SHADES" for being beautiful on the inside! Here is the deeply moving and empowering message from Oscar winner Lupita Nyong: "I received a letter from a girl and I’d like to share just a small part of it with you: "Dear Lupita," it reads, "I think … Continue reading Being Beautiful Inside: There is No Shade to that Beauty

Letting Go and Moving Forward

Changes and challenges are all around us whether we are living in the US or in Thailand. Our home in Texas currently needs MAJOR costly repairs which will require Jack to return to the US one more time this year, yes, more costly.  And, to sell or not to sell. Meanwhile, we have been looking … Continue reading Letting Go and Moving Forward

Thoughts on Finding Balance, Living Few Regrets

In 5 short years, we will be 50.    FIVE-OH! Some days I can grasp that concept a little easier than others. For the past few months, after returning to Texas, and now leaving it again, seeing and reconnecting with friends of many years both in Houston and DFW areas, spending time with family, having experienced … Continue reading Thoughts on Finding Balance, Living Few Regrets

Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

What if you had one day to change the world with Music. That day is 17th September 2011. "A global day of action where musician will play on stages, cafes and street corners to raise money to support music in the lives of young people" Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world … Continue reading Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Waste Less (PLEASE)

The Good people at Good is challenging all of us to WASTE LESS. Watch the video below first to get you motivated. In my humble opinion, it is a challenge we need to impose on ourselves on a daily basis. I support it wholeheartedly.   http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=25843214&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0 Not Convinced enough? I invite you to watch these … Continue reading GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Waste Less (PLEASE)