Embracing a time apart

With power bars and water bottles, we headed out on an adventure. Last week during Pope Francis’ visit, my friend, Kris, and I went on a pilgrimage. We joined the thousands of people who ignored the apocalyptic traffic reports to venture downtown. In the middle of the night, we donned reflective vests and checked bike lights to make sure…

Index Card Cure™: Connecting with Others

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne I just returned from visiting a friend in Oakland, CA. After retiring from the Army, Brenda embarked on a sabbatical to ponder and discern her next steps. One of the activities I participated in with her was an…