How holding space is more supportive than blind loyalty

July 27, 2021
In all the years I've lived in California--some 36 years--I can't remember anyone bringing up the subject of loyalty. But since I've been spending time in my hometown, it's come up twice. So what does it really mean? The dictionary calls loyalty a strong showing of support or allegiance. But the...

Something’s going on–and it’s not good

June 4, 2021
Women around me are falling apart. Have you noticed far more anxiety and neurosis around you? I don’t suffer it, myself, but I see it everywhere. Women I know are...

Don’t you dare write about me!

May 24, 2021
When someone sits down to dinner with you and the first they they say is "I don't want you to write about this" you know it'll be an interesting evening. "It's what I...

When memories take you to a different world

May 17, 2021
On our way to Costco today we passed what used to be the Coleman Still. I was instantly transported back 30 years to what now seems like a completely different world. I...

Spring-summer reading list

May 10, 2021
It's not exactly time for summer beach reads, but if you're looking for something new and's what some of my friends and social media friends are...

About that moment in time when everything can change

May 3, 2021
There's a moment in time--for all of us-- that could change everything. When a decision is called for. Or maybe not even noticed. Which college do I attend? Do I stay...

Why would I dream about rabbit hunting in Maui?

April 26, 2021
First of all, I do not hunt and do not support sport hunting. I see no sport in it at all. Look at that cute little rabbit face! That soft fur! No. Do not hunt anything,...

How about some Boomer advice today?

April 18, 2021
I never fail to be informed, inspired and interested after reading my favorite bloggers each week. Here's today's batch ...this time, chock-full of helpful Boomer...

How to find perspective on the pandemic: adapt or die

April 12, 2021
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ~Charles Darwin Congratulations! A year...

Good night, sweet knight

April 7, 2021
Some relationships are complicated, or so we think. But they're really far more simple than that. Most would consider this one a rebound, and it was. And so much...

The future is here: to mask or not mask?

April 5, 2021
Now that many of us are vaccinated against Covid we may be wondering if we should mask, still. I am here to remind you that the public health answer is YES. Public...

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