Growing Up In Kansas

An old, red brick house Sitting small on scrabbley grass It was home to me Source Of All Blessings   You bless us with time to reconnect to self, family, Friends, purpose, and meaning.   May I fill this lacuna with memories, reflections, insight love, generosity, and renewed commitment to spending more of my life doing … Continue reading Growing Up In Kansas

Eating Sloppy Joe: Thriving In Difficult Times

  (This essay was originally published in my January, 2009 E-newsletter, during the recession. How easy it is to forget how scary those times were, how tenuous. Today, our world faces different challenges, as we always will. This has been slightly revised.) My first home was a barracks in Iowa, where Dad was going to … Continue reading Eating Sloppy Joe: Thriving In Difficult Times