Walking It Off

As the sun lowers in the late afternoon sky I resist the urge to close the computer, turn off the desk lamp, put on my walking shoes and get outside for a quick stroll. Why such resistance? In my head, I know that a brisk 25 minutes outdoors will fuel me for a couple more … Continue reading Walking It Off


What we all need to plant this year…

This is such a lovely article by my insurance broker Lois, that I had to share it. As the days grow longer, I've been pondering my gardens and how they will look this year. Lois takes it a step further, reminding us that life is a garden that must be tended with care... What we … Continue reading What we all need to plant this year…

Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with … Continue reading Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

Losing Mary

My neighbor is about to die, I'm told. I never had the chance to know her - she has faced major health challenges since long before I became her neighbor, and had little opportunity to mingle in the block parties and kids' activities that swirled around us when our families were younger. Her husband is … Continue reading Losing Mary