Life worked out, just not the way I thought it would

May 20, 2024
It worked out, but not like I thought it would. Oh my gosh, is that true or what? We can make all the plans we like, but two roads are always going to diverge in a yellow wood. Or more. And the wood may not be yellow. It might be brown. Or green. There's no guarantee that whatever path...

Power player, playboy, predator

March 15, 2024
Playboy Playmates of the Month--the girls next door, or so we were told. Beautiful. Innocent. Sweet. But is that how they were treated? Back in the day, I...

Is transactional giving truly giving?

March 13, 2024
In the shower the other morning I wondered what exactly it means to be a giver. Sure, lots of people give. And a big proportion of that number identify as givers. But...

Spring forward with our bloggers

March 10, 2024
Did you spring forward? Yep, it's already time to lose an hour and enjoy more sunshine, at least for a while). Our weather in the Bay area is going to be nice this...

Cozy winter comfort food that’s good for us

March 6, 2024
I love me some easy winter comfort food that soothes and tantalizes the taste buds. Easy, because sometimes I just don't want to spend hours in the kitchen...

Still good advice, even after 100 years

March 5, 2024
Back when I was maybe a teen, the Desiderata regained popularity. Although it was written in 1927 by Max Ehrmann, its pithy wisdom and good advice fit the vibe of the...

Some truths about Sister Wives

February 27, 2024
It seemed inevitable that the polygamous family could not survive reality. Or reality TV. The show, Sister Wives, first aired in 2010 and today, the family structure...

In this world but untethered to it

February 23, 2024
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience."  (said by French philosopher and Jesuit priest Pierre...

Time we have wasted on the way

February 23, 2024
Oh, when you were youngDid you question all the answers?Did you envy all the dancers who had all the nerve? ~Graham Nash The other day one of my high school...

Over a century of San Francisco fashion

February 20, 2024
Socialites fascinate me, mostly because my life couldn't be more different than theirs. And of course, I love fashion. Especially historical fashion. Combine the...

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

February 16, 2024
Every so often I'm reminded that I've lived many lives within this one I'm still living and such was the case the other day when we went to Costco. You may...

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