On storms and the rainbows that follow

On storms and the rainbows that follow

The storms that converged on Wisconsin had been brewing all day. Weird cloud formations stretched ominously across a sky that sagged with hot, sticky moisture. So, no one was surprised when the alarms on our cellphones started pinging urgent warnings of impending weather. Then, the win whipped up and we all watched trees bending low [...]

Happy #MakingLifeBeautiful Day!

Happy #MakingLifeBeautiful Day!

You can find a hashtag holiday for almost any occasion, but I think my favorite might be today. Happy #MakingLifeBeautiful Day, designed to celebrate anyone who makes life beautiful. That, my friends, means you. Happy #MakingLifeBeautiful Day to my friend Rose, who rescued a turtle and sat still enough to handfeed some hummingbirds, all on [...]

Our friend Karen

Our friend Karen

Our friend Karen lived with generosity and unabashed joy. In fact, if your knew our Karen, you'd feel a whole lot better about this old world. I promise. Karen, who would have turned 57-years old last week, waged an incredible battle against Ovarian Cancer that spanned seven years, more than 30 rounds of chemo, three [...]