This week marked the passing of Leonard Cohen, a poet and ordained Buddist monk. Maria Popova describes him as the “patron saint of sorrow and redemption” as she writes about the impact of his life and his work in this week’s Brain Pickings. And Bob Dylan has described Cohen’s songs as prayer like.… Read More “There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” – Leonard Cohen
This time of year seems to naturally bring up memories of family, holidays and traditions. While growing up, one of my fondest memories of holiday gatherings, was listening to the stories spun by two of my uncles. As natural story tellers, they told tales that were colorful, often hilariously funny and sometimes stretched…just a little,… Read More Where Have You Been?