“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale

“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale

Location: Buena Vista Park - Vista, CA Came accross this little lady today while we were enjoying a short hike with our dog. They are reminders of not only transformation, life and change; but also of the growth and beauty that can come from isolation and loneliness.

“Their Dream of Three” – A poem to our newborn

“Their Dream of Three” – A poem to our newborn

To our beautiful daughter AKL. Born 7/23/20 ❤ On a January evening,  they felt lucky they met.  That January moment  marked the start of them as a pair.  — Each day their story got better,  more than it seemed could be. Years were filled with love and travel,  until one day they dreamed of three. [...]

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle

I came accross this quote today and it sparked some thought. As we go through life, we often struggle with doing what's best for us based on our own desires and values versus doing what's best for us based on what others expect. It's tricky, because in that process, we run the risk of loosing [...]

Video: Yellowstone Heals

Video: Yellowstone Heals

Predictable. Safe. Comfortable. That’s what we as humans like. But sometimes, no matter how much we think we can control our destiny or situations, in an unexpected microsecond, you can experience a pain so harsh, so brutal, that no matter how strong you are, that pain makes your legs tremble and it becomes impossible to [...]

Video: We all like to think of ourselves as logical people. But, is that the most effective way to make decisions?

Video: We all like to think of ourselves as logical people. But, is that the most effective way to make decisions?

I was curious about what Vanessa Gibson meant when she explained that she helped people develop their intuition. So, I went to one of her sessions with her.  What I found was, a sudden and unexpected validation that I'm not crazy; that when I've felt hints and "gut feelings" about making decisions, is in fact [...]