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Neighbors May Have Difficult Days Together

February 16th, 2018 No Comments

My neighbor and I lean in opposite directions but I didn’t think of us as polar opposites. We felt like polar somethings at that moment, given the sudden chill in the air.


Sitting Can Be So Inspirational

January 11th, 2018 No Comments

I’ve been pondering this week that you can’t spell “team” without “tea.” Sitting back and sipping a morning beverage without a looming deadline or a critical editor sounds pretty good right about now.


opportunity knocks

December 19th, 2017 No Comments

You’re invited. It’s Friday, Dec. 22nd, starting at 6:00 p.m. and it will finish when our hosts run out of hot chocolate. Dress for warmth, but otherwise, come as you are. The event will be canceled if it’s raining, but not for the cold.


Sailing, Stillness and Scents

October 5th, 2017 No Comments

When you’re on a boat, you don’t have much, but it’s seldom not enough. When a need becomes known, sharing occurs quickly and naturally.


Let Us Gather and Worship Steve Jobs

September 12th, 2017 No Comments

Steve Jobs was meeting a need we had never voiced, but he heard it nevertheless. He must have.


Hats Off

August 31st, 2017 No Comments

Maybe I’ve seen too many video captures of bank robbery suspects wearing baseball caps, but I can feel a deep urge inside me to ask for candy or cash.


Weeding Up Close

June 8th, 2017 No Comments

I’ve never been much of a gardener. I respect others who toil in the soil, but I’d rather dig through research books and plant ideas in people’s heads. I know the leverage in language better than a hoe and trowel. For example, I renamed my back yard a meadow and reduced mowing by more than […]


Stuffing Stockings Without Stuff

December 16th, 2016 No Comments

Food is always front and center at every holiday, but not all food gifts contain actual calories.


Give Us Winter, Eugene!

December 9th, 2016 No Comments

I figure on most days, you give us three days’ worth of weather. That’s like living to be 100 before we hit middle age.


We Must Separate Our Power From Our Privilege

November 18th, 2016 3 Comments

Refusing to exert whatever power accompanies our position or privilege — that’s the sort of leadership we need right now.