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field trip to personal wholeness

September 21st, 2015 by

W.B. Yeats once wrote…

Think where man’s glory most begins and ends,
and say my glory is I have such friends.

That’s how blessed I feel sharing in this offering with
such remarkable people…

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Taster’s Choice

July 27th, 2015 by

Rob and I flew down to Mexico for a weekend this past winter to celebrate a wedding on the Mayan Riviera. The hotel was small (about 50 rooms) and beautifully decorated with thatched roofs, outdoor showers, personal hammocks, and individual plunge pools for each guest room. I was in heaven. An older-ish couple wandered over […] ... Read More

Fare you well, my honey

June 18th, 2015 by

I think of how often Gates or Frances has complained that something isn't fair and how often my response has been that life isn't fair. And it isn't. It's more than that. It has to be otherwise there's no story to tell. There's no adventure to live. ... Read More

Now Fear This

June 8th, 2015 by

Carowinds, a North Carolina amusement park, is adding a new attraction this spring. It's called Fury 325 and is built to simulate a hornet's flight. The track comprises of more than 6,000 feet with a lift of 325 feet and an 81 degree descent. Less than four minutes long, the ride's maximum speed is 95 mph. 3 words: No Thank You. And yes, there are lots of other 3 word combos that could be easily substituted, but what really gets me is that people will stand in line and pay someone to scare the crap out of them. Let's pause and consider that for a moment. What is it that we are drawn to when it comes to fear and being scared? I didn't get the gene that experiences rollercoasters as thrilling, but, if I'm honest, I ride them all the time. All. The. Time. ... Read More

Easter Reflection

April 1st, 2013 by

Nowadays when someone says or does something with precision, we often verbally applaud with the phrase: you nailed it.  The photograph taken at just the right time, the acting performance bar none, the three pointer swish – each of these heralded by a high-five and an exuberant YOU NAILED IT. But on this Easter Sunday, […] ... Read More

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