Thanks. Giving.

Roasted Turkey. Stuffing. Mashed Potatoes and Gravy. Green Bean Casserole. Cranberries. Do these all sound familiar to you? Thanksgiving – a day steeped in history and tradition. The history has been modified, glamorized, and even forgotten over the past 4 centuries, however much of the tradition has remained, as many families and friends gather together… Read More

Another Grief Camp

Another camp. Another group of families who are sharing the rawness of their grief with total strangers. Friday evening always tenuous. Will they show up? Will they stay? Will they engage, or will they walk away? Saturday brings tentativeness, as we gather in our first large circle – the names are spoken out loud and… Read More

Promoting One’s Self Without Ego

This is the week where I am going to officially launch my book. I have scheduled two book signings for the  week, one in July, and another on August 1st. Getting to this point over the past several weeks has placed me well outside of my comfort zone, because I needed to be promoting myself a… Read More

Gratifying Gratitude…

I see through my Facebook Friends’ posts that there is a movement going on during November to get on the Gratitude bandwagon… people are posting daily posts on what they are grateful for… what a GREAT idea!  Imagine what it would be like to have everyone you are surrounded by to be in a mode… Read More