Do Consider (Before Reacting)

“Do me a favor. Do yourselves a favor. Stop talking, and look. You’re not required to write a paper. You’re not even required to like it. You are required to consider it.” -Katherine… Continue reading

Do-No-Harm Lifestyles

How about designing one’s life to do no harm? Or at least as little harm as possible. So many people don’t hesitate to use chemicals on their lawns, trees, gardens… poisons on weeds,… Continue reading


The older I get the less “success” matters to me, and the more I want to make a difference.


I put some clothes on yesterday and went for a walk around my neighborhood.  I wasn’t walking very fast, but realized I was out of breath when my husband called and I had… Continue reading

Made in America? You (Should) Wish!

I never really gave the ‘Made in USA’ campaign that much thought. Sure, it seemed a fine idea to buy in-country-made products to help our nation, but it seemed more sentiment than anything… Continue reading

The Joy of Laundry?!

Whether the chore of laundry is a soothing, pleasant experience for you or painful act of carting things to and fro while playing the waiting game, there is  more to laundry than just… Continue reading

Presence & Grace

Tread lightly, but go always with your heart open.

A Little Tenderness

Try not to overreact – or underestimate the power of tenderness – in times of stress and confusion.

Kindred Spirits

Be at peace wherever you are, but be ready to act on your compassion as well.

My Dream Home

Today, I DARE to DAYDREAM about my greatest desires and not get lost in the details of ‘how’ or statistics of (un)probability… {Image from}