Why you’re never too old

June 15, 2021
I'll be 70 this summer.  70! I can't wrap my head around it. Still, it doesn't seem as old as I expected, because it's never occurred to me to approach life with anything less than joyful curiosity. At least so far. And, I have a 90-year-old best friend with the same youthful outlook. She's still...

Why you can’t touch this

October 23, 2020
The audio in my car is always on, and on LOUD. I've been dancing (and car-dancing) my way through my time in my hometown, preparing for closing on our new second home...

Walking the sacred path with friends who stick like glue

October 19, 2020
This is for Michael, Gregory, Bonnie, Michele, Scott, bestie Lee, Maui girls Susan and Alice, Cheri, Joanne, MaryLou and for my beloved Marilyn, who is now on the other...

I am not writing about you. Or I am.

October 16, 2020
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Every writer I know...

How the threat of fascism was the root of one man’s p...

October 12, 2020
What kind of world do we want to leave our children and grandchildren? And how do we communicate our values to them? What are we teaching our children when there are...

What is the best sympathy gift for the loss of a loved one?

October 7, 2020
When someone I care about has lost a loved one I want to honor them with a thoughtful and unique sympathy gift. Something more than flowers or a charitable donation. A...

Why you should respect but not fear looking within

October 5, 2020
If you had asked me months ago if I thought looking within was challenging I'd have said "absolutely not!" Well, not so damn fast. I'm in my hometown, 2,500+ miles...

Connecting with the origins of cruelty

September 28, 2020
The cruelty in the world is unbearable to those of us who feel things deeply. Personal and societal, it's all the same. Cruelty is cruelty. More often than not, cruelty...

What if you lost your life’s work?

September 21, 2020
What if you'd spent 20 years as an artist and writer whose evocative words and accompanying art touched such a chord they brought you an international following? What...

The river in us all

September 14, 2020
The river that flows in you also flows in me. ~Kabir While I understand the politics of fear intellectually, it is very hard to understand how many in our country have...

The one, the only, the amazing…

September 4, 2020
Let me introduce you to an amazing guy. This man provides the foundation for my life. He is, to cut to the chase, amazing. I have known him since he was 21 years old...

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