Objective and Accurate; Curious and Daring

Objective and Accurate; Curious and Daring

Objective and accurate; curious and daring, nuanced as a steel guitar. As rare among people as a Dobro, the guitar pictured in a vast funky painting in our family room. Our high art is a sepia-washed, larger-than-life photo of a brush-haired male Dobro player, a...
ENFJ

ENFJ

In the early ’80s Myers-Briggs came around, sweeping the Irvine Unified School District into its cyclone path, spitting out personality type info ad hoc. I worked at a small elementary school with perhaps two dozen staff – and everyone was an ENFJ!...
Want and Need

Want and Need

Yesterday was a hallmark day, as important as our wedding anniversary.   It is the date that I met Larry Colando, at a Grad House Party in 1974. I learned later that he’d taken out a life insurance policy the day before. Foreshadowing that his life would be...
The Power of Acceptance

The Power of Acceptance

My husband buttered my whole grain toast. Again. Despite my repeated requests to not butter my toast. What to do? Say, “Well, butter my butt and call me a biscuit?” Probably not the time to be a smart mouth… a girl’s gotta eat, right? Better to...