A Juicy Life

hila

Meditation Meditation, mindfulness, and minimalism: all tools I have discovered of late. I vividly recall my first awkward attempts at meditation. Forget about emptying the mind; my thoughts quickly grew to prolific proportions, incessant flashing neon lights on my horizon. “How the heck am I supposed to sit still for

Frazzled

hila

Frazzled, “starey eyed”, mindless fools are we. Life’s a gift; yet, seldom are we truly present to savor its flavors. Our senses are dulled and anesthetized, estranged ancestral memories of a distant past. Admittedly, my eyes are glued to the screen, thoughts bounce back and forth between tomorrow and yesterday,

?Happy Holidays

hila

Holidays, a time for festivities, celebrations and happy ‎memories are they not? Peach, Passover, The Festival of Freedom ‎evokes mixed feelings for me.‎.. My parents grew up in New York City stifled between extended family ‎and a close knit community. They chose to seek their freedom ‎elsewhere and fled west.

Black and Blue

hila

Saw it Liked it Clicked and shared Again and again Laughed alone Applause applause ‎ Had to “shoutout”‎ A “double barreled” horray Sheds tears No one there to comfort Gropes for the mouse Must acknowledge this Glued to the seat Eyes bore home Wants to go But has to stay