February 2018

I am happy for you. Powerful words, right?

And my two favorite variations:
I am so pleased for you (a bit more cautious).
I am thrilled for you (yes, over the top).

When something good happens to a colleague or a friend, we tend to say Congratulations. We may even send a congratulatory note. Nice. (more…)

I notice them at once. A woman and a man.

They sit catti-corner from me on a Thursday morning in a coffee-shop in Hollywood. The woman leans into the table, her left elbow resting on the tabletop, a look of eager curiosity on her face as she listens to the man sitting across from her. The woman’s entire presence radiates a sense of supreme interest and delight (more…)