Bursting into song for Bernie

One of the most interesting things I have seen about Bernie Sanders’ candidacy is how many people have been inspired to write songs from the heart about this man. I don’t recall ever seeing that with any other candidate. It reminds me of the folk songs of the 60s where people sang about hard stuff…

The morning after

Well, agree or disagree, the people of NH have spoken. I wanted to share a bit of my experience from the inside. I had the privilege of knocking on doors Saturday morning and reminding people to get out and vote. I was very encouraged by the conversations that I had with people who were still…

MLK and election season

I was thinking about Martin Luther King today and where we are now relative to civil rights. I have to say that what surprises me the most about this year’s presidential race is how much anger and hatred still seem to be out there – even among so-called leaders. It blows my mind that we…

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Love is all around us

Some favorite forest friends – the hugging trees. These trees are in the forest and  usually in shade – it’s hard to get a photo in the right light.  When we walked down the river they were in shade and then on our way back . . . magic!

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Courage to be our best selves

This quote from Brene Brown means more to me than I can say.  I hope you like it too. If you haven’t yet discovered this wonderful lady I would encourage you to check our her TED talk, The Power of Vulnerability.  With more than 22 million views it’s one of the most watched talks on…