From the monthly archives: April 2018


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“Gratitude remains when the reason for its borning

drifts away in the fading twilight of conscious memory.

It sustains hope, deepens compassion

and broadens understanding.” -Diana Roche

Yesterday I had the opportunity to  facilitate a session where participants considered  in the privacy of their personal reflections some of their most powerful feelings of gratitude.  A […]

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On my radar are trend bytes – a gathering of observations – that indicate a larger trend is at work. 

I had the pleasure of reading and reviewing the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo for a boomer-focused blog. It’s a hot trend right now. In my research I consistently hear older […]

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No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, opens on Friday, March 30, and features large-scale installations–the artistic hallmark of Burning Man–at the core of the exhibition. These include a temple designed for the Renwick’s Grand Salon by David Best, well known for his large-scale temples at Burning Man’s annual gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock […]

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The microbiome revolution in medicine is beginning to uncover the underappreciated role our healthy gut bacteria play in nutrition and health.

Recently, it has become apparent that our DNA “does not tell the whole story of our individuality and other factors, environmental factors, play an important role in human health and […]

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Remember this guy? He’s the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, and he’s always late and in a rush. How many of us can relate? I often hear the phrase, “I don’t have time to unplug.” What that means when we say this is that we’re surrendering to a time-based society where we are expected […]

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“What you are speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what you say.”   – African proverb

Becoming a mentor is not for everyone.  It takes an investment of time, a commitment to help others, and a gift.  This is key, so I repeat it – a gift.  Mentors inspire us by being who they are.  As […]

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Taxpayers in the highest tax bracket should take a long-term view of tax planning. This method can help lower long-term tax liabilities.

Taxpayers in the highest tax bracket should take a long-term perspective to save taxes. The top income tax rate is 37%, but it might be higher when you add the Medicare surtax. It’s […]

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Every time I visit new venues, I meet the most unbelievable people. I would like to share with you the learning, the joy, and the love I have experienced in my travels.

One of my trips took me to Temple, Texas, one hour from Austin. I was met by Kathleen Brown and her husband Rayford, […]

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