Category: Life Lessons

  • lyft: book cover judgment

    lyft: book cover judgment

    i picked up J at the long beach convention center from first glance, he looked like a pretty… dry older white guy almost kinda geeky or nerdy lol my suspicions were validated when i found out he’s a data scientist it was a long ride ahead, from long beach to pasadena jaysus but we started…

  • lyft: mr. sportswriter

    lyft: mr. sportswriter

    i picked up C on a weekday afternoon from a bar in venice beach he was leaving a group of friends who wanted to get crazier than he wanted to on a weekday evening it was a really short ride, but the convo was pretty full we got onto the topic of work — which…

  • lyft: impeded river

    lyft: impeded river

    i picked up an airport ride a couple mornings ago, a young couple, one a med student, the other a photographer they met at the school of rock — yes, that’s a real thing!! it’s where kids come to learn music AND to learn the play music together and many students end up forming bands…

  • lyft: so many

    lyft: so many

    i have so many stories i want to share, since i started driving… and they keep growing with each day idk where to start it’s like picking a lemon from a tree with a million lemons any one will do and they’re all good in my opinion hahaha so today’s encounter is around… R, my…

  • life as me

    life as me

    when i was younger i fell in love with snapshots of life when life was good or rather, when i perceived life to be good moments where i felt full loved connected seen admired preferred chosen pursued moments when life seemed to be going for me or rather what i perceived to be life to…

  • hope

    hope

    it’s so interesting to look back on memories and see them differently than i had experienced them like did you know it’s not normal to turn off the lights and go to bed or pretend to go to bed when you heard your dad pull up into the driveway? or did you know it’s not…

  • ex act ly me

    ex act ly me

    I got off the phone feeling mildly heated Annoyed Flustered Soul and I just had “discussion” around which salsa was the one they liked – they were at the farmers market and wanted to buy the one we had eaten a few weeks back.  I felt like I had explained what I knew and felt…

  • how the tables have turned

    how the tables have turned

    one of the things i find myself blaming myself most often for is ‘i should have known better’ i should have known better. it’s a hard path to walk, not that the path is hard, but i make the path hard because with that accusation, i take away the lightness and the freshness of the…

  • cheers

    cheers

    i had lunch with a new friend somewhere along the conversation, she shared with me that she respects her dad so much, that she looks up to him to most out of everyone she knows i smiled, my heart warmed i responded “that is so beautiful to hear…” and i could hear the habit within…

  • just one

    just one

    healing takes one person it takes one person to heal if you read what i write regularly, you know what i mean not that i write regularly but that you read what i write when i write whenever that happens to be lol anyway it’s quite a wonderful thing, that it takes one person to…

  • letting go

    letting go

    i once participated in a year-long feminine leadership program. it was led by two females coaches. on one of the monthly 1:1 coaching calls, i shared about a recent experience with my dad or maybe it was an older memory about my dad, i don’t recall but basically, the experience i shared was one that…