Walking for Happiness

Walking for Happiness

“We’re walking. We’re walking.” We were walking through the Coliseum in Rome, Italy and a tour guide passed us, hand held high in the air, her tour peeps somewhere behind her, some slowing to gaze about them, some dawdling, some fully stopping...
Walking Each Other Home

Walking Each Other Home

“We’re all just walking each other home.” ~ Ram Dass It’s been a long year. A tough and painful year. A year in which the fearful side of human nature has moved into the spotlight. Like many I have had my share of sleepless nights, often after reading...
Beauty and the Developer Beast

Beauty and the Developer Beast

Did We Win by Speaking Up? A developer has bought the beautiful old home and woodsy property across the street from me. The acreage is charming and we all have come to love its 100-year-old pines and cedars and its 80-foot-high forest canopy as we walk or drive down...
An End to Isolation: Celebrating Our Dreams

An End to Isolation: Celebrating Our Dreams

One thing I do when the coffee is not kicking in and I am slow to get working in the morning is to call my sister, a dynamo of activity, to get motivation by osmosis just by listening to her checklist for the day. If she’s doing all that — and it is always...