“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times…” –“Unending Love” by Rabindranath Tagore Is there only one true love—a soul mate—for each person or is it possible to fall in love again and again? I’ve loved my husband with an intense ardor and loyalty for two decades. He is my breath, my […]

Everyone has a secret or two, some sordid, some harmless. And everyone has a reason for keeping them. Although some of these reasons are completely acceptable, there are secrets that should be kept and then there are those you should tell. Which secrets are those? They are the ones that are unnecessarily closeted—information about the […]

The ball has dropped, the calendar has turned, and we are once again in a new year! Now is the time we traditionally determine to make a change. We announce, scribble, and type out our resolutions to lose weight, quit a bad habit, and better ourselves. With the best of intentions, a lot of enthusiasm […]

It’s that time of year when songs about silver bells and winter wonderlands fill the air while we shop, bake, wrap and decorate. Christmas music doesn’t just create a festive atmosphere, it also creates memories, which is ironic since no one can ever remember all the words to these songs even though we’ve heard them […]

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” –Edna St. Vincent Millay It is not a question of whether writers, by nature, are unable to commit. It’s also not a matter of an inability to be monogamous. Instead, it is often beyond our control that […]