Exploring

To the Hills

I wrote this article recently for a local online magazine called Forest Living California.  At first, I envisioned it being more of a travel piece, reporting on a local town near me.  But, it turned out to be more in my typical writing style, creative, reflective.  You can check out the online version here, with… Continue reading To the Hills

Navigating Life · Uncategorized

My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self

My younger brother turns 30 tomorrow.  It’s so weird to think about…wow.  We used to play this game when he was really little – there’s nine years between us – where I would say, “When you’re 16, I’ll be 25!” ” When you’re 21, I’ll be 30!” “When you’re 30, I’ll be 39!”  Gosh, did… Continue reading My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self

inspiration · Navigating Life

An Old Guy on Grief

I came across this article a few days ago when someone posted it on Facebook. A woman had lost her friend, and she was reaching out online to ask how to deal with grief.  On reddit.com, she wrote, “My friend just died.  I don’t know what to do.”  While she received many answers and a… Continue reading An Old Guy on Grief

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Two Lives

“Tyler changed my life.  He showed me the magic and the beauty within the most unexpected things.  He gave me strength just by holding my hand.  He gave me purpose and a sense of calm.”   – Catrina Simbe I recently went to a fundraising dinner.  It was for a foundation called Tyler’s Grace, created… Continue reading Two Lives

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5 Important Lessons

I came across the following video on the interwebs, through an email that had a link, that led to another a link, and then to another…you know how those web discoveries go. I’ve heard about near-death experiences (NDEs, as they’re called), and though I haven’t really dug in and followed any specific story, I’ve heard… Continue reading 5 Important Lessons

Navigating Life

Fergus the Dog

I received an email in my inbox the other day from Reid Tracy, the CEO of Hay House.  No, it wasn’t to me personally 🙂 …it’s just part of a e-newsletter I get.  The content struck a chord with me that I wanted to share with you. Fergus is Reid’s dog.  On a recent road… Continue reading Fergus the Dog

Navigating Life

To Be

My last post was about living an “intuitive day,” moving through time without scheduling every second of it.  When I was writing that post, I started rambling on a bit and then decided to cut out this part and save it for later, because I wasn’t really sure what I was trying to say with it… Continue reading To Be