She departed

She is gone. I'm out of words. What kind of emotions and feelings am I supposed to have now that she has departed? Good people keep leaving us sooner than we would like, but why? I don't know, and I'm not looking for the answer. In fact, I don't even want to know. There might … Continue reading She departed

A trip around the sun

The past week was spent celebrating my birthday. It surprisingly lasted the whole week. And I had the most precious people celebrating it with me. I'm thankful for that. This year I missed spending my birthday around other good friends that have left the Bay Area or my life in general. Turning around the sun … Continue reading A trip around the sun

Getting there versus being there

“Before you attain it, it’s something wonderful. After you attain it, it’s nothing special.”* It’s in our natural human capacity to overvalue things that are outside of our control and things that we don’t own yet, giving them more significance than they’re originally valued at. More often than not we set goals thinking they’ll change … Continue reading Getting there versus being there