Life as a Miracle: Satchel Easy-Peasy

Life as a Miracle: Satchel Easy-Peasy

Life as a Miracle for the Colando couple seems to revolve around airports, not a door. Life as a Miracle related to travel validates our quest, our zest for forays throughout the world. The one I’ll relate in this post rolls back to 1993, when my husband...
Life as a Miracle: Satchel Easy-Peasy

Life as a Miracle: iPhone Home

My husband and I are not obsessive text-tweet-selfie-posting fools. When we vacation, we unplug. In today’s vernacular the term is off-grid: no emails, no postcards, no phone home. We liberate ourselves from the entrapments of daily life and self-interest to...
Life as a Miracle: Hole in the Earth

Life as a Miracle: Hole in the Earth

I declined to crawl the channel under the Great Pyramid of Giza. We forsook the catacombs of Rome. I couldn’t bare to read the spelunking passages of Nevada Barr’s book about caving in a national park. She was a favorite author; I read her mysteries...
Life as a Miracle: LAX Crosswalk

Life as a Miracle: LAX Crosswalk

It was late night and I was alone. At LAX, a pinpoint on the daily passenger map, estimated back then at 50 million people a day. A minuscule ant among those traveling hither-thither-and-yon. Scared. You bet I was. Even a near miss wouldn’t do: I needed to...
Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

As we all know, nothing distinguishes your friends from the false like adversity. We’ve all had samples of that. Unwarranted and unwelcome reinforcements of your sad, mad, and/or bad can overwhelm glad for you. It’s as if the false are in cahoots with the...