July 06, 2018
I chose not to seek out fireworks, this July 4th. I’ve always enjoyed the tradition and its more thoughtful meanings; but I had just said my final goodbyes to a close friend dying from cancer, and I wasn’t in a mood for celebration. I decided instead to take a silent, solo walk from my home, down through the meadow to the lake.
As soon as I stepped outside, though, I saw the fireworks of the sunset sky breaking… READ MORE
June 09, 2018
Spring and summer are a relief and a celebration, their warmth made sweeter by the preceding winter chill. The earth is a vivid painter of warm colors then, its annual masterpiece drawn from a vast universal palette.
For every color that manifests where any of us can see it, countless other colors burst forth just out of view. There are also countless possible colors not currently in bloom.
So it is with… READ MORE
May 12, 2018
I love collaboration. I celebrate the miracle and mystery of how we create things together that none of us could envision alone. It’s true in music, parenting, architecture, relationships of every kind—anything, really. With so many means of modern connection, collaboration can even happen between people who have never met and never will.
I’m only a student of the wisdom within collaboration. In exploring its… READ MORE