Category Archives: Da Real Homiez

Mindfulness of the Soul 2019

[[ NOTE:  How I wish I’d composed this entry the same day I returned from the retreat, which was the original plan.  Obviously that didn’t happen.  Consumed by depression, my current feelings stand in stark contrast to the way I … Continue reading

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Dave

Still reeling from tremendous shock and devastation after stumbling upon the top Google hit for Dave: his obituary. I felt sick as my gaze landed on the date of his death. September. These past seven months he hasn’t been MIA … Continue reading

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Spanakopita, Operation Varsity Blues, Beach

Day two without my phone and I’m acutely feeling its loss.  People glued to their devices get a bad rap, the assumption being they are constantly refreshing social media feeds and not doing something ‘important.’  I’m guilty of the mindless scrolling … Continue reading

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Mind won’t sleep

Interrupting this broadcast to announce my first born son, Adam Reed, turns ELEVEN tomorrow.  You read that correctly.  Only two more years until he becomes a teenager.  I can’t…. Ever since I went public about Treasure people want to know what’s being … Continue reading

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Look what the Cat dragged in 🐈

Imagine waking up one morning with a queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach.  One of your best friends finds out her fate today– a decision that could potentially impact the rest of her life and will most definitely … Continue reading

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Denial, Fuel Center, WOW, Stu

  Champagne bottle shaken vigorously!  A metaphor tailor made for my emotions at the moment.  In previous posts I referenced floodgates opening, dams bursting– you get the idea.  With the immense changes in my life and the gratitude overflowing, I … Continue reading

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Operation Biological Information: Mission Accomplished

I woke the morning of 10 March to a ping on phone notifying me of a text message.  Several days prior I sent some vague inquiries to few potential candidates, wondering if I would get a response, or if any … Continue reading

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