Bring on 2013!

For me, 2012 was a year of challenge, loss and growth. In many ways, I feel like I have been in a chrysalis over the past year. While a chrysalis is a place of growth and change, it is also a place of confinement. There reaches a time when the pupa or nymph held...

Patience, my dear!

As I was tidying up at home today, I happened to glance up at the artwork next to my front door. It is an old wooden panel originally from a piece of an ornately carved sideboard. Below the image of a lady is a single word – Patciencia. This is a Spanish word...