I share with you my journey seeking wisdom and stability during this difficult time. I offer it as a gift of love.
I have reached the age where many of my contemporaries and I speak of decline, death, legacy, and our responsibility as elders. In this post, I speak as an elder … as one who has gained some wisdom from the challenges life has thrown my way. I am led to this because I have carried […]
The World According to Debra Winegarten One year ago today, “The Debster” as Deb was affectionately called, made her transition. She was one of the most generous persons I have ever met. In 2017, I wrote about the great gift she gave to me as my memoir, A Long Awakening to Grace, was published. Here […]
Recently I sat down with two men whose views are different from mine. We are involved with Better Angels, a citizen’s organization formed after the 2016 election. We focus on building a more perfect union, which to us means disagreeing with respect and working together to find common ground … like getting big money out […]
I left our second Living Room Conversation (LRC) on the topic of “Guns and Responsibility” in turmoil. I could not escape seeing my growth challenges. I’m fairly certain my alarm system was not turned off during our first nitty-gritty conversation about an issue. I had difficulty climbing the empathy wall. This is hard! I did […]
In May I signed up for the August 18 Book Fair in Springfield sponsored by Hen House Publishing. It was to be held at Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company. As the date approached, I wondered what I was getting myself into. Before I left to pick up Joy, my bubbling-with-enthusiasm angel friend who agreed to help me, I […]