Honor Your Teachers

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself ~ Chinese Proverb Teachers* come in many forms and not necessarily in a school setting. Your best teachers and the ones that will offer you the most challenges will be those who are closest to you – your mother, your father, siblings, children, partners, andContinue reading “Honor Your Teachers”

Michel Camilo at the Blue Note Jazz Club

A girlfriend of mine invited me to see pianist extraordinaire, Michel Camilo Saturday evening at the Blue Note. Michel Camilo, Grammy® winning Dominican Jazz, Latin & Classical pianist and composer, premiered his new band Three + Three featuring Dafnis Prieto on the drums and Ricky Rodriguez on bass.

The Past Taps Me On My Shoulder

Yesterday I ran into an acquaintance I hadn’t seen in awhile. As we did our quick five-minute catch-up, she asked me how my ex was doing. I told her “I wasn’t sure since we’re no longer together.”  Immediately, she gave me the look of sadness and sympathy.  I’ve gotten used to “that look”. She didn’tContinue reading “The Past Taps Me On My Shoulder”

Giving Thanks to Mother Earth

In honor of Earth Day. To be a human being is an honor, and we offer thanksgiving for all the gifts of life. Mother Earth, we thank you for giving us everything we need. Thank you, deep blue waters around Mother Earth, for you are the force that takes thirst away from all living things.Continue reading “Giving Thanks to Mother Earth”