Goldilocks Comes Home

Had this fairy tale intended to teach the lesson I’m talking about, Goldilocks would have come back when the bears were at home, been invited in, and then had the legitimate discovery that some like their chairs to be big and firm, some prefer them soft and pillowy, and that even if you can’t be in your own home, there are places where chairs, porridge, and beds can feel Just Right. Or at least comfortable enough to be able to sleep well at night.

Thanksgiving morning

Happy Thanksgiving to all! In some cultures, they think not of time as something that has passed, but as something that is coming. Today I choose to be thankful for the endless flow of time ahead of us. We do not die – no one does – our energy merely takes on a different form. […]

Cultural Awareness

“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” ― George R.R. Martin Art by Edvard Munch, History (This is a replica of a post by author Susan Cain over on LinkedIn. Unfortunately I can’t link to it […]

Fathering Moments

Johan Bävman’s pictures of Swedish fathers are currently on exhibit at the National Nordic museum in Seattle. Today, I participated in an annotated virtual exhibition, as it were, though the museum is open, with timed, pre-scheduled visits for pandemic prevention purposes, and I may go in person as well. I found the pictures very moving, […]