Q2: Is there something that you wish you had done differently this past year? Alternatively, is there something you’re especially proud of from this past year?

I no longer spend my days thinking what you may possibly think of me. I have evolved this year in ways I never knew possible. I’m proud of this growth. I’m proud to give my self the gift of forgiveness. The gift of YESTERDAY. The gift of letting go, but learning at the same time. […]

Q1: Describe a significant experience that has happened in the past year. How did it affect you? Are you grateful? Relieved? Resentful? Inspired?

This last year had only one event, Jacob’s fight with cancer. How did it affect me? It made me question everything I’ve ever known. Even the “knowns” like the sky is up and the floor is down felt questionable. Right versus wrong felt uncertain. Even my own identity I was unclear about. Was I good? […]

School

Last year around this time I recall attempting to transform our hospital room into a school. I remember trying in desperation to fill the void of his deep sense of loss of not returning to school with his friends by putting on the “mom show.”  BUT NOT THIS YEAR! Had to share some pics!

December Hail?

November Rain. As we spent these last days as a nation weathering storms, I continue to brace for the “big one.” The big one with countless deaths, one being our democracy.  You know…November rain. Election time. There are signs that the rain is coming even sooner than anticipated.  Did you hear the thunder as storm […]

Jacob & June

There is a girl. Her name is June and Jacob is “in love.”  It is a true summer love. Two “neighborhood” kids meeting up at the pool by day and running in the grass playing tag by night. June lives about 10 boats down from us here in Montauk and everyday Jacob makes his way […]

The fall of the institution in the era of the impact generations

The collapse of the institution, the rise of the individual. The workplace has slowly been morphing to meet the 21st century economy, an economy of AI and tech that forces us to reimagine the how and needs of what we call “work.” We see it everywhere. The disruption of the real estate business model with […]