Karma Sutra

For much of February, I experienced a deep and aching longing. Some mornings, I woke up feeling such intense heartache and homesickness that only the prospect of a hot cup of coffee could get me out of bed.   Brussels is much like western Washington and southeast Alaska in winter: grey, overcast skies mixed with intermittent, driving…

Made it through Mercury

I made it through mercury’s most recent descent, though not entirely unscathed. Saturday, I was a walking disaster, trying to carry too much to the car, coffee sloshing down the front of my t-shirt and splattering onto my pants. I had heard people mention the phrase “mercury is in retrograde” in the past in response…