What a time to be aware

The great thing about the dilemma we're in is we get to re-imagine every single thing we do. There isn't a single thing that doesn't require a complete remake. There are two ways of looking at that. One is: oh my gosh, what a big burden. The other way, which I prefer, is: What a … Continue reading What a time to be aware

That’s Dr. Kiddo To You

Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. ~Maya Angelou You can always tell ambitious women by the shape of their heads. They're flat on top from being patted, patronizingly. ~Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley This week, the Wall Street Journal published an … Continue reading That’s Dr. Kiddo To You

Your Legacy, Every Day

Few will have the greatness to bend history, but each of us can work to change a small portion of the events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation. ~Robert Kennedy Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot … Continue reading Your Legacy, Every Day

What We Get by Giving

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. ~Booker T. Washington The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up. ~Mark Twain You’ve seen the videos. A person panhandling on the street sees someone drop a wallet, and runs after them to return it. The grateful … Continue reading What We Get by Giving

One imminent existential crisis down…

Rest and be thankful. ~William Wordsworth Hurrah? I was positively gleeful when I heard that the Biden transition would officially begin... and then immediately angry that something so mundane was in these times something to celebrate. Like you, I'm thrilled about what some are calling the "delightfully boring" incoming government. Competent. Calm. Confident. Could they … Continue reading One imminent existential crisis down…

Happy Birthday To Us

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. ~Alice Walker A year from now you may wish you started today. ~Karen Lamb I still remember where I was sitting. It was a table close to the corner, right by the big front window. The sunlight was coming … Continue reading Happy Birthday To Us


There was always just enough virtue in this republic to save it; sometimes none to spare, but still enough to meet the emergency. ~President Abraham Lincoln, quoting his Secretary of State William Seward I ugly cried on the beach on Friday. The kind of heaving sobs that just roll out so quickly you can't catch … Continue reading Exhale

Here we are. Is it really here?

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better. ~J.K. Rowling You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. ~Oprah Friend, how on earth do we talk about a day that we've spent four … Continue reading Here we are. Is it really here?

You Can See The Finish Line

Ask yourself: Can I give more? The answer is usually yes. ~Paul Tergat, Kenyan Professional Marathoner Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ~Lyndon B. Johnson If you’ve ever trained for a marathon, you probably know what a “fast finish” is. It’s a term for saving a wee … Continue reading You Can See The Finish Line

The Symbol of 2020

It isn't always easy. Feet get tired, arms get tired, hearts and hopes get tired. Sometimes problems seem too big or complex. But we do not march alone. Ants are stronger together. Bands are louder together. People are more powerful together. ... And together, we find the courage to march. ~Tessa Allen, Sometimes People March … Continue reading The Symbol of 2020