Holiday Magic and Miracles

The current turmoil of politics and pandemic has left my spirit lagging. I needed to take a break from these demoralizing times, and when my dear friend George invited me to go camping for a few days, I leapt at the opportunity. He has an exquisitely outfitted RV,...

Heartache and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving time is a difficult for our family. Two years ago, over this holiday we lost our 21-year-old granddaughter/daughter/ niece/cousin to a fatal anaphylactic reaction to a peanut allergy. This unspeakable tragedy has been the greatest trauma ever to befall...

Society for Information Management (SIM) virtual meeting

These are chaotic times. We live in a world that communicates in a new way, but one in which it’s increasingly difficult to understand what is being said; a time of political upheaval where the institutions that once sustained us have been found to be undependable,...

Amalia’s Light in My Tunnel

Last week’s Presidential debate was such a repugnant display, I felt assaulted and turned it off after 5 minutes. Trump has hijacked the American narrative; there was a time this Nation saw itself as a beacon to the world; we are no longer that. We are governed...

Cane and Able

My intention in life has always been to come to every day with joy and be fully engaged… but what it means to be fully engaged changes as you age. I’m slowing up physically and energetically, but I’m also finally maturing to the point where I can ask for help...

Mind Shift is Happening

It’s finally happened, the President of the United States has faced the fact that the patriotic thing to do is wear a mask. He has also canceled his showtime Republican convention in Jacksonville and why?… because he knows that the virus is going to defeat...