Monthly Archives: November 2012

Up in the Air

I like to write when I’m in the air, flying, as I am doing now.  I can think more clearly as well as concentrate, and the fact that I’m physically going somewhere but sitting still somehow makes me feel ubercool.  … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey

I am on a flight right now to Michigan.  I just took off from O’Hare airport to see my brother and his family for Thanksgiving.  The view outside my window seat is beautiful, and I never get tired of airplane … Continue reading

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To Life

I am despondent when I’m not traveling.  Yes, I am sure you think I’m being childish, and, you are correct.  I did say that I want to stay forever young, didn’t I?  I am certain that this is another bout … Continue reading

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Holes in My Bucket

I am a very flawed person.  I discovered this (although I had many hints before) while completing my Bucket List this week.  For example, I start things and don’t finish them.  So if “Learn to Play the Guitar” as well … Continue reading

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Forget Skyfall…Skyrise Instead

The Willis Tower is the tallest building in the U.S. and is the 9th tallest building in the world.  So what would an adventurous girl (that would be me) do knowing that the building can be climbed via the stairs?  … Continue reading

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Honoring the Dead (Part 2)

So we had to spread my dad’s ashes in the mountains.  I’m not sure if this was my dad’s wishes or just the suggestion of my overbearing mother.  Anyway, it was a sunny day, a good omen.  I remember being … Continue reading

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Honoring the Dead (Part 1)

As Halloween has passed and today is the first day of Dia de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead,” I can’t help but think of my dad.  He was cremated since he was a Buddhist, and I will never … Continue reading

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