two hearts transform... the fuller house and me

On Friday, April 24, 2015, a celebration to officially launch my first book publication, Untethered, was held at the Fuller House on the Huntington Reservation.  This is a piece I shared with my guests that evening regarding the special bond I feel with this home. I thought I might share it with you as well.

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the whale in my dream

Last night I had the strangest dream … not on my way to China, not in a little rowboat to find ya. Then again, maybe I was. Either way, I was on this boat, and this whale appeared. He created a huge wake that rocked the boat, and it scared me a bit. Then, I somehow ended up on a paddleboard. I was having the best time as it swam around me, I rode the waves it created and I felt comforted by its presence. When I woke up, I wondered what the whale was here to tell me.

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remembering my dad

If memory serves, the story goes that the Lost Boys became lost because they fell out of their prams, lost by their parents. If they weren’t claimed within seven days they would live in Never Neverland forever. The story also says that there is no such thing as a Lost Girl for they are far too clever to ever fall out of their prams. I agree completely that we are indeed too clever.  However, we girls can also be lost in our own version of Never Neverland. I am such a girl.

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