Monthly Archives: March 2011

Late in the Game

For the past 48 hours I have been holed up with four dozen people concerned with the art of living well.   It was not about keeping the feet firmly planted on planet earth longer, but providing communities with the … Continue reading

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Plane and Simple

I used to think travel was glamorous. This morning (or was it last week?) the chariot that serves as an earth friendly Prius most days, arrived at 5:30 on the dot to see me to a 7:45am departure to the … Continue reading

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No Talking, Please!

We have forever valued opposable thumbs.  It starts in the womb where they offer comfort to the babe under construction.  Later, they serve as the other half of the gun every kid uses in the global-wide game of cops and … Continue reading

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Perfect Fit

I had lunch with my best friend from 8th grade.  I would like to tell you she didn’t age well, that our lives took very different paths, that there were awkward silences, glances at watches, snippets of “I have to … Continue reading

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Warning: Mary Oliver is a Squatter

The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. … Continue reading

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But, Who’s Counting?

I did it. I posted ten consecutive articles.  I wrote them in the miniscule moments between every other rest robbing responsibility that comes with the here and now.  I wrote in the dead of night, in the break of dawn, … Continue reading

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Two-Day Break-fast

Two days into my Two-Day fast I found Wednesday to be rough.  A Two-Day fix was in order.  Mr. Two-Day and I tend to part ways on Sunday.  He heads for his sanctuary of computers, cameras, coffee houses and his … Continue reading

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No Photos Please.

Yesterdays blog “Two Faced?” sparked dialog.  Many wrote in eager, head nodding agreement that the favorite social network was beginning to resemble far less of real face-time and far more a brag book on hallucinogens. It made me think deeper … Continue reading

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Two Faced?

The other day I had lunch with a friend.   At some point between the french rolls and the fennel I spontaneously snapped her picture with my i-phone.  “I’ll post it on Facebook”, I chirped, ever proud to have mastered … Continue reading

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I Get It.

Note: Please be advised my tongue in cheek may be seriously hampered by the lump in my throat.  I’ll do my best. I wrote the first draft of  “I Killed a Bug” on Thursday evening.  My plan was to wake … Continue reading

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