SABBATICAL STATE OF MIND

Infusing more life into life

August 16, 2020

Here’s the thing: As a voting adult, I’d like to consider an idea and then make decision.  

So, let’s say ✅I agree with healthcare ideals but think we have to refine taxation approaches. ✅I agree with school funding. And, think after this reign of the min...

July 27, 2020

You know when two roads meet. This happens in my home town, Toronto. The QEW Eastbound overlaps with the 401 Westbound. How can you being going East and West at the same time? It is even more confusing nowadays with the constant narration of the the GPS. And, it also h...

November 5, 2018

Ten years ago when we elected the first black president: Did we envision the resistance of the current backlash movement?

I want to remind us that nothing coalesced the force we are dealing with today more strongly than the symbolism of change and hope.

Let’s remembe...

November 4, 2018

All that build up and anticipation for a “defining moment” and then what? Life continues on as it always does. Life continues on whether or not things go our way. Life continues on whether we are defined or undefined by that moment or any other. So then what?

We reali...

September 30, 2018

This is not a time to stand alone. Women are reaching out to me and I want to share some of what I am hearing.

1. Do you think the effort to downplay is fueled by men?

We can downplay and divide without men. We can only fully coordinate within ourselves. This is abou...

September 27, 2018

When we walked out of Black Klanmsman last Sunday, it wasn’t because it was poorly done. 

 

Nothing close. The film was so well done that I had to think as the mother of 13-year-old, “what am I imprinting in the mind of my son?”  And even then, I gave both kids the choic...

July 23, 2018

I am revisiting tennis. These aren’t high school gym lessons and enough time has passed to give this a try again. So, what will I get out of this experiment? 


Learning is one of the ways to see our blind spots out in the open. So, I think this will continue to improve...

July 11, 2018

It was just a week ago that I tried to capture all of these memories. As a scientist, I wonder if trying to remember so much and trying to capture it all will alter our relationships. And as a Mom, I secretly hope it does.  

Especially, these bright light moments....

June 8, 2018

I began blog early in the week. But now with two celebrity suicides in one week, I believe the discussion is too important to fall prey to procrastination. 

Think about those times you have struggled with your own identity and how it impacted you....

May 21, 2018

▫️You all know I love organizations along with the interaction between people and process. Here’s what I observed at my son’s first photo shoot.▫️

The photographer demonstrated shapes.

This is exactly how our son has been taught those complicated gymnastic move...

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