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...
When We Create Our Own Ageism

When We Create Our Own Ageism

I went to lift my bike down from its hook the other day and I heard myself tell myself, “Oh, I must get some help with that.” I’ve been lifting my bikes up and down from hooks my entire life, so I wondered where this new thought came from. I...
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...