Contracting to Expand

Dia de los Muertos

We are born into this world via a contraction. Throughout our lives, we continue to experience contractions in order to expand and grow. It’s easy to look back after one of these contractions and say, “Oh, now I see why I needed to go through that,” but in the moment, it totally blows. I’ve dubbed these recent months ‘The Summer of My Discontent,’ which I think is pretty clever 😉 It’s so much easier to talk about being discontent when … Keep reading…

Embracing Contradiction in Cuba – Part Three

Habana life

We returned to Havana for our last night to find that the casa we had previously stayed in was full. So we began traipsing around the streets of Havana Viejo looking for a room. After checking out a few that just didn’t feel right, I found myself standing in front of a door with a small, printed sign that read ‘La Terrazza.’ I pressed the buzzer, then heard a voice from above. A woman was leaning out over the third … Keep reading…