Archive for October, 2007

Do Not Go Gentle

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

My body is determined to let me know that forty is just around the corner, and to process this, I thought I would make like an elderly person and share my physical ailments. Lately I have been experiencing considerable discomfort and some pain at the part of my foot where my arch borders on my [...]

Camila Rose

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

A little over three weeks prior to her due date, Camila Rose Velez was born early evening Wednesday, weighing in at a mere 5 pounds and 15 ounces. She is my fourth child and she is a reality that is difficult for me process. I look at her and I know she is my daughter, [...]

I’ve Been Simpsonized

Monday, October 8th, 2007

I have been simpsonized, and I am rather pleased with the results. Occassionally I troll through blogs doing a kind of six-degrees thing, where I visit a friend’s blogsite, go to that friend’s blogroll and click on the name of a person of whom I am not familar, check out that person’s blog, checkout that [...]

Communion – Not Accomplishment

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

I feel driven to do things to validate my existence, as if my accomplishments will establish my identity and self worth. As a result I find myself subject to the many voices in our culture that compete for space in my head and a place in my heart. I feel this drive so deeply at [...]