Lessons From a Wet Wedding

Lessons From a Wet Wedding

Recently we held my son’s wedding at our house. After months of planning, we were finally ready. The tent was up, the tables were set, the decorations were in place, and the rehearsal had gone beautifully. We knew there was a possibility of rain in the forecast but...
Feeling Inspired

Feeling Inspired

One of the ways I like to feel is inspired. I feel it in my heart center the most, but often get goosebumps and feel “zhoozhy” all over. I can get this feeling from a beautiful vista, the smell of pine sap on a warm day, music, Super Bowl ads, stories of overcoming...
Sailing Out of the Doldrums

Sailing Out of the Doldrums

There is an area extending about five degrees north and south of the equator that scientists call the “itch” (for Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, or ITCZ) and sailors call the doldrums. In this belt, the prevailing trade winds of the northern and southern hemispheres...
Eat That Popsicle

Eat That Popsicle

Imagine you’re a kid, in the back seat of your parents’ car, heading out on a road trip. At your feet is a bag packed with all your favorite things: activities, snacks, maybe a plush toy or a blanket. What’s in there? (Take a good look, I’m in no hurry.) In my bag,...