Outside, a mild summer has yielded to a brilliant fall. While I was consumed by work at my new company, Maya witnessed the end of a season. She didn’t understand it when it happened. And she still doesn’t.
It was early May, I think
a moment of lilac or dogwood
when so many promises are made
it hardly matters if a few are broken – from The Happiest Day, Linda Pastan
Metaphor. A word as powerful as it is cliched. I learned firsthand of its power as I battled through a difficult decision recently. Read more »
Early last month, we fulfilled one of Shanthala’s dreams, getting Maya to ski.
Buyer’s remorse. Sour grapes. Rationalization. Self-justification. How do we feel after we’ve made a decision that was hard and came with significant consequences ?