Tales of Adventure…in Real Estate Part 1

Back in the early summer of 2012, my husband and I were living together in a little, perfect apartment in West San Jose. We were not yet married; in fact, we hadn't been a couple for more than five or six months. He was finalizing a divorce and I was recovering from my own previous long-term relationship. I now know the truth behind the old chestnut, "You will just know when it's right." Peter...

What I’ve Learned About Love: The Mystery

Occasionally, I am asked about romantic relationships and cringe when asked for the recipe. Common advice to singletons is to become the person with whom you would want to be in love; learn to enjoy being alone and really love yourself. Unfortunately that advice won't get you very far in a relationship with another human being. Here's what I know: a relationship is its own entity. If you...

Weekly Reflections: 27 January 2014

It's a new year.  Lots of people make resolutions and vow to stop bad habits, start good habits and otherwise begin again.  Start fresh.  I am not an exception. When the night comes earlier in the late autumn, my attention turns to reflection on the current year and considering changes I would like to make.  Since I'm still a student, the winter break affords me ample...