Hi Friends, “I felt like I’d just been stabbed by someone I once admired and now he was demanding that I stop bleeding.” - Saeed Jones If you missed th…
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros had it right
Hey Friends, As I mentioned I’m in Texas this week, leading the Expedition Balance mindfulness retreat for Combat Veterans who are dealing with post-tr…
Hi Friends, In 2014, I was writing my first book. Except I didn’t know it was going to be a book. I just thought I was writing down some stories from m…
Hi Friends, I wanted you to know first. Blue Mala is live!! I am so thrilled about this new venture — it’s an online community offering resources and s…
Hi Friends, I didn’t think it was going to be like this. The pandemic hit so suddenly, that I kind of assumed there would be a time when it was suddenl…
Hi friends, We had company in town this week, our first houseguest since COVID. We did a few touristy things here in Charlottesville, including a visit…
Hi Friends, For the sake of my sanity, I am not writing about the thing that is most on my mind. I am without well-formed words (other than profanity) …
Hi Friends, This quote has been in my head lately. “If you are uncomfortable—in deep pain, angry, yearning, confused—you don’t have a problem, you have…
Hi Friends, I could never watch war movies. I would cringe and cover my eyes. But I watch them now. I seek them out. Because I need to try to understan…
Hi friends, I’ve been having a week of tech nightmares. My computer is refusing to boot up, leaving me stranded with nothing but a black screen for the…
Hi All, “Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts My friends have a very sweet older doggo, and sadly, it was his time — we had to say go…