Duck Crossing

Duck Crossing

My neighborhood quacks me up. It would quack you up too if you wandered through. If it wasn't already the sweetest little corner of the world, now we have an official and highly entertaining duck crossing. Every morning just after dawn, and every evening just before dusk a large family or two (and a maiden [...]

Oprah’s vision forward (produced from my mother’s rec room)

Oprah’s vision forward (produced from my mother’s rec room)

I witnessed the astonishing capacity for human connection via innovation Saturday morning in my mother’s basement. Manning her cellphone, three laptop computers and, on occasion, a hastily borrowed flip phone, my sister Jenny executive produced the final session of WW Presents, Oprah Winfrey’s Your Life In Focus: A Vision Forward virtual wellness tour. She and [...]

Lost lilacs

Lost lilacs

I missed lilac season this year, a realization that stopped me dead in my tracks as I rounded the northeast corner of my garage, fresh rhubarb from my neighbor Linda's garden in hand. I stopped to smell my lilacs, as I do every year, and I realized they just weren't there. "Wait," I said to [...]