Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

“I’m getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.”  A friend in Singapore talking about expatriate living When she first said it, I thought…”oh that’s cute, but I don’t really get it.”   For me, the thought of moving to different parts of the world and making a new life there is exhilarating…in fact, it’s right in my …

My Summer Tour of Ignorance

There’s a line in Michael Franti’s song “Say Hey” that goes something like “the more I see, the less I know.”  It really resonates with me, especially lately.  The last couple of years have been an intense roller coaster ride of new learnings and experiences.  Moving halfway around the world, quitting my secure job of 19 years, …

Filtering

Music has always been a big part of my life.  It provides a source of inspiration, and at times, even “meditation” for me.  A couple of years ago, I was introduced by a friend to a song called “Take a Picture.”  My friend also just happened to know the band’s promoter from back in the day. …