Enlightenment

At age 14 I was a willowy little thing with long blonde hair and braces. Not yet old enough to drive, I was grown-up enough to ride the bus from our town of Gresham, Oregon to downtown Portland for my orthodontist appointments. I liked going...

I was sitting at my desk going through my inbox when the offer to inspire myself came through. It came in the form of an email offering a photography class at the Raptor Trust, a facility in New Jersey dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating birds...

I had several choices of where to go and what to do, but I was drawn to the river that day. I was going fishing. At least that was what I had in mind when I headed down to my favorite stretch of the Musconetcong. The...

For years I have heard Ariel and Shya make the following suggestion to folks who are dating: go out with a variety of guys or gals - not just ones they think might be “The One.” To the best of my ability I listened to...

It was the Saturday morning of our annual fall weekend courses in Hamburg, Germany and we were experiencing a bit of “schmuddle weather.” Properly spelled in German that is “schmuddelwetter” which means drizzly and chilly with enough moisture in the air to make you feel...