Changing Colors

This week flew by. This month flew by. Summer flew by. Life flies by. With the movement of time, there is always change.  We can’t hold onto even one single moment. It is here and then it’s not. Moments of great joy, moments when you feel really strong – it turns out we can’t hold…

It rained!

I awoke to thunder at 3:30am and went back to sleep with a smile on my face. Yay! It’s raining! Sending gratitude and praying for more rain to end the drought and bring relief to the trees, flowers, rivers, wells, farmers . . .

Where do the fish go?

The river that flows through town is largely dry except for some pools of very warm, greenish water. So where do the fish, river otters, mink and beavers go? A shallow pool. Had hoped for some rain from tropical storm Hermine but only got a couple of brief showers that barely made the ground wet.…

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…