Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Many Shades of Blue

Yep, I’m feeling kind of blue. Not bright, azure sky blue, something darker, not quite indigo but close. And while a part of me wants and is trying to resist it, my deeper wisdom thankfully has the upper hand, keeping … Continue reading

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Mission(s) Accomplished & Saying Good-bye to Lao

There’s a slightly detectable swing in my step. It’s Day 3 of my stay in Vientiane and I’m feeling so much better than the last few days. I haven’t discovered the cure for cancer. I haven’t rid the world of … Continue reading

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It’s a 6-Shower Day

And no, I’m not exaggerating. I’ve had 6 showers today – all on the coldest possible setting, which wasn’t cold enough. And since it’s not quite bedtime yet, there may be another one before the night’s over. I don’t quite … Continue reading

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Leaving Lovely Luang Prabang

I’m taking my leave of this sweet city today and it’s taken some doing to pull me from its clutches. It’s been the 2nd longest stop of my trip after Siem Reap and I couldn’t have picked a finer place … Continue reading

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Commencement: Healing or Stealing?

Keelty has done it again – what an incredible read! The Unforgettable Commencement Address 2009 By Paul Hawken When I was invited to give this speech, I was asked if I could give a simple short talk that was “direct, … Continue reading

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The Journey

I guess every one of her poems that I post is my favorite, but this one really is! The Journey One day, you finally knew What you had to do, and began, Though the voices around you Kept shouting their … Continue reading

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Don’t Assume I’m Straight

I know it’s time to write when I’m in lying in bed, in between that sleep and wakeful state; and words, sentences and paragraphs begin to form and fly through my mind. Sometimes I just let them be, trusting they … Continue reading

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