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An Aversion to Hyperbole

“He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self.”  — Bhagavad Gita So, I just finished a complimentary 21-day meditation experience hosted by Oprah and Deepak. I decided to give it a try because stress has found a very comfortable, toasty place in my […]

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December 5, 2014 - 10:01 pm

Dennis Stay - Beautiful!

The Haunted House Down The Street

Once upon a dreary day, life turned upside down. Without warning, a family annihilated a boy’s heart. In one fell swoop. The house on the corner, down the street. It haunts me. Every.Single.Day. It might be when I go for a run or drive by, which is inevitable. I can still see the faint silhouettes in the […]

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October 31, 2014 - 6:25 pm

Deborah Leoni - Very powerful, Rebecca. I think you’re right – those people are cowards.

October 31, 2014 - 10:51 pm

Vicki Forster - So sad! Ugh- those years where kids can be monsters ( and surprisingly parents too) I wish I could say it gets better when older but I watched a 22 year old BFF turn on her BFF being judgmental and unforgiving – even tho forgiveness was not really needed. I’m sorry for your sons loss. It hurts. We’ve experienced it.

November 20, 2014 - 7:40 pm

rstay3@gmail.com - Thank you, Deb! This was a hard one to write.

happy birthday to me.

“I’m FIFTY! Fifty years old, ladies and gentleman.” — Molly Shannon as Sally O’Malley  It’s here. The day of reckoning. I’ve entered my fifth decade. I wish I could say that I’ve finally arrived and that my insecurities, fears, and self-deficiencies have all washed away down the L.A. River… but given that California is in […]

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September 18, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Michael Hilty - Happy Birthday Rebecca!
I love your writing and look forward to reading it. I agree with so many things you have to say, and identify with many of them. Please keep up the excellent work, I’ll be watching for more of your writings…

And you are right-it is the journey, this moment in time- that really matters…

Michael Hilty

September 18, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Jeff Gabica - I can fill in a few blanks! ;) I love you, cuz, with all my heart and soul. You have been a part of my life for 50 years and I must say, it doesn’t seem like a long time. I wish you the best year EVER and keep moving through your journey with all the grace that you have in the first 50.

September 18, 2014 - 7:44 pm

Robert Shaw - Nice

September 18, 2014 - 9:55 pm

rstay3@gmail.com - Thank you, Michael!

September 18, 2014 - 9:55 pm

rstay3@gmail.com - Thanks, Cuz. I love you very much!

September 19, 2014 - 7:58 pm

molly - BY FAR, THE BEST POST YET! I love you Speck, this was amazing!
And the best part of the Sally O’Malley video is that I can hear you saying it! IIIIIIIIIIIII’M 50!
love you forever and always!
xxxx. your fave niece ;]

September 19, 2014 - 7:59 pm

Molly Goldbach - BY FAR, THE BEST POST YET! I love you Speck, this was amazing!
And the best part of the Sally O’Malley video is that I can hear you saying it! IIIIIIIIIIIII’M 50!
love you forever and always!
xxxx. your fave niece ;]

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