Sep

29

3 thoughts on forks

A fork in the road. It’s a Yogi Berra-ism that when you see a fork in the road – you should take it. I love the possibility that a fork in the road represents – for the back roads, the slow meandering route, the funky stops and the interesting people who may just be around […]

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Sep

23

Who made you the person you are today?

With many negative male role models in the news lately, from physically abusive NFL players to unthinkably evil ISIS males, it was refreshing to pick up the latest issue of Esquire magazine. It is a special issue on raising the next generation of good men. We know there are many out there. Perhaps we’re raising […]

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Sep

17

Heavy with berries and fruit

Do you have a favorite fruit? What is ripe where you are? Here in the Pacific Northwest, the fruit baskets are heavy with apples – as are the apple trees in the orchards. Farm stands seem covered in blueberries. I’ve been adding blueberries to my Vodka Tonics as well as to my water in lieu of […]

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Sep

14

Knowing and Doing – Joyfully

Martha Beck recently reviewed “The Knowing and Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action.” There was a lot in that review, and apparently that book, to chew on and benefit from. Uncertainty stops people in their tracks – right into the middle of the knowing/doing gap. There’s a difference between knowing what to do and […]

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Sep

04

Imagine Peace

As a writer I often find myself working , creating, dreaming and composting ideas in coffee shops. Yesterday morning was one of those work sessions when I was knocked out of my head by a slow, ethereal version of John Lennon singing Imagine. Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill […]

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