Joining in Conversation –

The transition to all meetings by video chat has had one huge silver lining: cutting out travel time necessitated for gathering. Yes, there is screen fatigue, and loss of personal connection and dearth of touch, a fundamental human need, but meeting people in far away places no longer entails an arduous journey. I am lucky enough to have…

The Tweet (guest post by Kris Casey)

“…Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life….!” Donald J. Trump, Oct.5, 2020 I agree with President Trump. I thought that would get your attention.  I agree with this sentence — “Don’t be afraid of COVID.” The plain and simple truth is that people who follow the CDC guidance…

The Sound of Kids Playing Together

With some schools open and everyone walking on edge trying to navigate these rough pandemic waters, it is such a joy to see children playing together again. Walking the tight rope between preventing transmission of COVID, preventing social isolation, stunted development of social skills and loneliness, schools are cautiously open, most with a hybrid between…

Facts of Life

Light and dark. Good and evil. Truth and lies. If sunrise, then sunset. Breathe in, breathe out. If birth, then death. Despite expectations about life, we fool ourselves if we believe in permanence. In nature, if something begins, eventually it ends. Just look at a picture of yourself as a 10-year-old to see how much…

IT’S HERE!

Hot off the press! Nothing beats the excitement of seeing UPS unload boxes of my new book Walk Away West! The driver was nice enough to congratulate me when I told him what was in the boxes. #newbestfriend. What joy it was to cut them open and feel the book in my hands. In these…