How Do I Survive this Grief? Engage Your Tribe

We human being are social beings. We come into this world as the result of other’s actions. We survive here in dependence on others… ~Dalai Lama It seems like nowadays we sometimes use the term “tribe” as a cutesy way of talking about girlfriends getting together for wine and good times, which is an uplifting… Read More

A Christmas Letter

  I started to write this post on the eve of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and now we are just a day before the celebration of Christmas. A time of reflection and a time of renewal as we look forward to the beginning of a New Year. I have been contemplating writing… Read More

The Longest Day of the Year (aka Kayak Chaos)…

Yesterday, June 21st,  was the Summer Solstice… the longest day of the year.  Here in Minnesota,  the sky was the bluest it has been so far this summer.  After several weeks of torrential rains, damaging winds and flash flooding in our area,  the blue sky on the first day of Summer was more than a… Read More

Exercising Body, Mind and Soul…

I have been laid up with an upper respiratory “bug” for a week.  Early this week I tried to muscle through it and went into the office for a couple of days and then WHAM,  I ended up totally out of commission for the rest of this week.  My physical activity has pretty much consisted… Read More