The Dreaded DMV

The Dreaded DMV

I’d been thinking, before I start traveling again, that I should go ahead and change over my New York driver’s license to New Mexico. I was hesitant to do it because (A) my NY license was good for one more year, (B) it was hard to get, and (C) I’m...
Where I’m Planted

Where I’m Planted

Last night, I dreamed about my son, Phillip. If you’re new to my blog, I should tell you that my son passed away on May 4. In the past, I’d often dreamed about him as a young boy. I am a vivid dreamer. My dreams, always in color, tend to be wild and crazy....
Even Longer

Even Longer

When I was a little girl, I used to visit my grandma. We had a special relationship and I wanted to stay there with her forever and ever, where I felt comfortable, safe, and loved up. After a visit, when my parents came to pick me up, she would stand on her front...
Hail Mary, Full of Grace

Hail Mary, Full of Grace

I popped into church today. Just stopped in, as I’ve often done over the past five years. I’m not catholic, but I like to sit and look at the statue of the Virgin Mary at the Basilica de la Merced in downtown Santiago. It’s cool and peaceful inside, painted to...
Life’s Landscapes

Life’s Landscapes

Just like life’s landscapes, things are constantly changing. Though my intention, when I moved to Chile, was to stay forever and ever, I find that every year, I’m traveling more and more. At this point, I’m away from Chile more than I’m here,...

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