54 Hugs in One Day

When was the last time you got hugged more than 54 times in a day? I’m a hugger and was completely in my element when we recently visited a local school in Kauai. Let me start at the beginning. KIDS Kids are amazing! Whether they’re pre-schoolers, wiggly giggly...

Child’s Play

Now that I’ve “graduated” from my Improv 101 class, I’m even more into play and observing people. When I was a teaching, we always said that play was the “work” of young children. The championship titleholders for play and being in the moment are still...

Yellow Crocus

I was only going to read for a “little while.” Yellow Crocus came to me from my friend’s richly overstocked bookshelves. Taking a break in my office I moved to my reading chair. Twice before I had looked at the book and put it back. But yesterday was...

Who’s Got Your Back?

I just spent a week in California visiting with my twin sister. If you read my memoir Thinking of Miller Place, you know her as Finn. It’s been quite a few years, well decades actually, since we realized on a really deep level that we were and always will be...