September 11, 2017

In memory of the victims of hate 16 years ago today.

In honor of our selfless heroes. 

With hope for our world and our future.

The historic, epic storm named Harvey was unfathomable. Its scope, size, behavior, strength…we have seen nothing like it.

Until Irma, that is. On...

January 17, 2017

The human eye - its health and its function - has shaped my family, my work, and my view of the world. So I find myself wondering what the world would be like if we were all colorblind. 


How we could grow to be our best selves if we would overlook the skin d...

December 22, 2016

There, on the sidewalk in chalky pink, they stopped me in my rhythmic tracks. Side by side were two pink hand-drawn hearts in all their rustic dusty goodness. It was so clear they were set there by loving hands. Only happy hearts could be capable of replicating such lo...

December 15, 2016

You look at me with longing eyes,

As I still remember

All too well,

Being filled with such need.

You look to me for answers,

As I look to you for questions.

This dance of ours, student and teacher,

Timeless and essential,

Overflowing with potential and promise

Within a maze of...

December 2, 2016

My son entered my bedroom on a particularly special morning and presented me with a lovely, funny birthday card bought personally for me by him. After we shared a laugh at its witty message, he declared, “Be right back”, as he spun around on his heels and disappeared t...

November 30, 2016

If you've ever fractured a bone in your body, you know how this disrupts your functioning and how necessary it is for you - and others -  to make accommodations so you can heal. Imagine for a moment an uncomfortable scenario where these accommodations were not put into...

November 24, 2016

I've learned many life lessons from animals. I care for a retired camp nature program critter, an adorable lop-eared rabbit who, I'm convinced, has some horse genes in her. It's the only thing that could explain how she polishes off the amount of food she eats.

When I g...

November 21, 2016

The subject of my first blog entry is blogging. A blog is a wonderful form of communication. The context it lives in, though, can be problematic. I believe too much of life is lived on the web. Our bodies have become tethered to devices, some of which have taken up res...

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