Empty Your Bowl

Empty Your Bowl

In five minutes, I got two upsetting phone calls. First, a relative calmly explained she wasn’t visiting to see me, only my children. Then, another relative decided to go on a rant against my ex-husband. Afterward, I thought, “Is it them? Is it me? Is it the economy?...

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Don’t Let Stress Run You Down

Don’t Let Stress Run You Down

It’s been 21 years since I last lived in Baltimore. Recently while driving, I didn’t recognize any of the street signs. I braked while trying to understand, causing the driver behind me to brake, honk, then swerve to my right and scream at the top of her lungs. I had...

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