I took some time off from blogging and newslettering because I hit one of those walls where I just couldn’t do everything I wanted to do! You know how seductive it is when your mind says, “I could get more done if I just pushed myself harder,” right?Read More
Yesterday one of the two engines on a Jet Blue plane leaving Long Beach, California, caught fire and the cabin immediately filled with smoke.
Oxygen masks did not drop down so passengers gasped for breath until flight attendants released the masks manually. Babies cried and adults wondered if these were their last moments alive. Some people made phone calls to say their Goodbyes.Read More
This is a memory I particularly treasure. It’s a little story about my wonderful dog, Rincon, and a backyard game we made up. Perhaps it will help you notice new joy–joy that has been right in front of you!Read More
My dog, Rincon, loves fall evenings because he can still tease me into going outside after dinner and playing his favorite game: Apple.Read More
I just found out that Maya Angelou passed today. I am deeply moved. And yet I cannot move from my chair. I feel like I am finally taking in the immensity of her presence in our lives. And I feel that her legacy has been officially handed to us, to continue in the way we choose to live our lives. To me, Maya Angelou has been a role model of a fully actualized woman.Read More