Hello Friends, Well, the holidays have arrived. In my family, we have a Thanksgiving tradition of going around the table at dinner to each share what we are thankful for. But things are going to be different this year for my family, and likely for yours,...

I have been writing this post in my head and on paper for quite some time, both because it feels really important but also because there is a lot to share and its taken me some time to find the words. The upshot: in September, I began...

Hello Friends, Happy September! I hope it is as beautiful where you are as it is here in Maine! And, I hope that things are settling in/coming into focus for you as you transition into the fall, however that looks for you. I am writing with an...

Yet again, it’s been a while since I’ve been in touch. But this time, it is for a fun reason… I very unexpectedly got a puppy! In fact, he just jumped up onto a deck chair to sit with me as I write this email...

Hello again! Well, tomorrow is “Independence Day.” As I’m sure you can imagine from my last email, I have some muddy feelings about this holiday right now. But there is actually more that’s been on my mind about this than the understanding of our nations “original...

Hello Friends, I have missed you. I know my silence in the past month+ may make it may seem I haven’t, but I have actually been thinking of you more than ever. I have written quite a few emails about a variety of topics, but none...

Hello again Friends! It’s been a little while since I’ve connected with all of you. I have been feeling a bit disconnected, but of course that disconnection is part of The Connected Way™ and it’s important to share and connect in all the facets of this...

Happy Earth Day friends!   What a beautiful planet this is, and I am grateful that on this Earth Day, she is getting her own vacation – a spring break from some of our impact. And perhaps, on this 50thEarth Day, we can appreciate her even more.   Getting...

Vulnerability has been a hot topic in my work basically from the beginning. And it’s been a trending topic in many circles thanks to the work of Brene Brown, who did groundbreaking research to understand what creates human connection. The answer she found: the #1...

Over the years, I have become more interested in spirituality and religion, and especially where different traditions overlap and there are common threads. The commonalities of the holidays celebrated during this time are particularly striking to me this year as we navigate this pandemic. Note: My...