Burning Man

Burning Man

Once a year, on Labor Day weekend, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having left no trace whatsoever....
A Dash to the Stash: Colin the Squirrel

A Dash to the Stash: Colin the Squirrel

There once was a squirrel named Colin Who was not in the habit of lollin’. He scampered about Busy, without doubt, Gathering healthy nuts all in.   It was a rainy day, but when wasn’t it? He had a fur coat, so he didn’t give a sh—! Few others were out So he felt...
Lace

Lace

My husband and I like to adventure – within bounds, well-armed with plans and maps. For example, when we travel abroad we always book a packaged tour. We are free-flying, with erudite guidance so as not to feel out-of-sorts. Open-spaced with a pattern and plan...
Dark Chocolate Thoughts

Dark Chocolate Thoughts

As women, we are all going through the same life, albeit in divergent times and tracks. Some lead lives of quiet desperation, to paraphrase a famous book. Some are like Martha and some are like Mary, as parabled in another. Some feel fully alive, bristling with...
Bounce Back Bozo

Bounce Back Bozo

If you could choose a cartoon metaphor for yourself, who or what would you be? It’s a great conversation starter at a party – try it sometime! A group of friends chose Charlie Brown for me. Whaddayathink? You recall the hapless champion of real, who sought...