How To Help A Loved One With Mental Health Issues

He broke the huge 2-inch thick glass dining room table for six that had been with his family for 40 years.  In a fit of rage, over a question his mother had posed to him, he overturned the table and smashed it into several pieces. Stunned, the senior citizens he was living with, swept the…

A Hundred Days

Today marks a hundred days since lockdown.I repotted some succulents this morning and when I looked at her, I couldn’t help but smile. She pretty much represents the thousand and one thoughts I have grown in my head since the lockdown began in March. In spite of that, I love the calmness in her face.…

Lengua, Tempura and My Father’s Love

Food was my father’s love language. Yesterday, a young friend of mine sent over some delicious lengua with mushrooms and right away, it brought back a flood memories about dad, and my childhood. I had been missing my father this week. The missing triggered perhaps by the circumstances we live in, by certain things going…