Zen and the Art of Living After Infertility

Zen and the Art of Living After Infertility

  The title of this post came to me as I poured my second cup of coffee. I’ve never read Robert Maynard Pirsig‘s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, but I recall laughing the first time I heard the title. In researching his ideas further this morning, the book is now on my reading list. Here’s an excerpt from Mr. Pirsig’s book: I’ve wondered why it took us so long to catch on. We saw it, and yet we didn’t see it. Or rather we were trained not to…

Joseph Campbell Meets Anne of Green Gables

Joseph Campbell Meets Anne of Green Gables

Some weeks are routine and barely rate a mention. The people look the same. Conversations cover the usual territory. No insights … And then this week. It’s been positively trippy with insights and validations of our ‘truth.’ I’ve had a steady stream of conversations and emails — from Finland to Rhode Island to Southern California — prompting one revelation after another. I also had the pleasure of another face-to-face meeting with one of our sorority last night — all of which led me on a kaleidoscopic memory trip of my…