Juliet Rome Alive on a Sunday
Aspiration, Ideals, Lifestyle

ALIVE ON A SUNDAY

Five encounters. A raised chain stitch through them all. A dear friend I have not seen nor talked to in nearly five years. She texted the link to a Gary Brecka (human biologist and former actuarial professional) video about health pillars like breathing and spending time outside … sun and…

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Juliet Rome Lifestyle Blog
Ideals

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, I AM

A handful of kindle books returned after reading a few pages, I picked up English Pastoral: An Inheritance, by James Rebanks, from the blue-and-white porcelain bowl where I stashed it to dust until sometime in the far future when I’d have time and glasses on to read a hard-copy book.…

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Guardrails
Ideals

GUARDRAILS

Presumably, Alex just had another flying lesson. I overhead J. talking to him … mom wants you to wear goggles and a helmet. In my defense, I am also the mother who rarely failed to say, you look good in your uniform. [Momspeak for hang in there and finish this.]…

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Juliet Rome Lifestyle Blog Waltzing over a trap door
Ideals

WALTZING OVER A TRAP DOOR

I am troubled this morning by my complacency. Turning pages toward the end of the novel, “[The Covenant of Water],” by Abraham Verghese, a deep dive into life in India and the caste system there, I fought sleep thinking about the many things I take for granted. Entitlement is a…

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