The past is past – what can we do about it?

May 24, 2022
The past is the past. We can't do anything about it--except learn from it and do better now. There are things about my past that I miss very much and then there...

The art of living–and dying–well

November 23, 2021
My friend's mom died the other day. She told her family she was ready, that she was looking forward to what’s next. She ate pizza with them. My friend tucked...

What’s the best revenge?

September 16, 2021
l The best revenge is no revenge. Move on. Be happy. Find inner peace. Flourish. ~from a meme my friend, Peter, posted on social media. Just too wise to not...

How to avoid negativity & promote positivity

August 25, 2021
Oh my gosh, I've been dark, lately! You probably agree. This morning, I decided I need to change my outlook, since we'll be in this pickle for the long haul, and I...

Connect with the clarity that comes from maturity — a...

November 3, 2020
When the veil that obscures our vision is removed, the perfect clarity that results is a beautiful thing. Oh, it may not be the most comfortable thing, but it clears the...

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...

The examined life in a time of isolation

August 10, 2020
The unexamined life is not worth living, Socrates said, famously. I say the examined life can be hell. But truth is, it's the only way I can live. It ain't for...

I know nothing

August 3, 2020
It's the thing about getting older--we get wiser. Usually. We realize we know less than we thought and in many cases we really know nothing. At least that's been true...

How do you choose wisely when you feel unprepared?

April 10, 2020
When life was different I wrote this two months ago when life was very different, and even had it scheduled. And then, the proverbial you-know-what hit the fan. So I...

What are you making of your time behind the gates?

April 3, 2020
The gates to our "normal" lives have been closed a while and will probably remain shut for a while longer. Maybe a longer while than we think. When I look around at...

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