Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dear members of the United States congress . . .

“Contrary to Darwinian concepts of evolution, in higher organisms evolution favors the most cooperative.  Take honey bee colonies for example, where workers collaborate for the common good.  The human body works in much the same way.  There are over 100 … Continue reading

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extraordinary ordinary mornings.

It was 7:30 am this past Saturday morning and I was lying in bed staring across the vast field of water that makes up Lake Michigan watching lightning bolts dance across the surface of the water to the music of … Continue reading

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Pooh.

How can you get very far, If you don’t know Who You Are? How can you do what you ought, If you don’t know What You’ve Got? And if you don’t know Which To Do Of all the things in … Continue reading

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Reexamine your “core values” Louis Vuitton

  “A single journey can change the course of a life.”  This is the catch phrase accompanying Louis Vuitton’s “core values” ad campaign.   Yes, this statement may be true.  But unfortunately for you Louis Vuitton I don’t think an … Continue reading

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fly high.

“Disobey. Defy. Take your own time. Fly.” Anne Clark  

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play games. change the world.

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw I really began to believe in the power of games while teaching in Vietnam.  On 8:00 pm on a Saturday night, … Continue reading

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go barefoot.

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran

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hear me Roar.

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe I hope that when I’m this woman’s age I look something like that. As most are probably aware – and believe … Continue reading

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We forget that our bodies are art too.

Use yours.

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