category: voices rising

beware the well-rested woman

November 22, 2017

I spent five days last week running my annual retreat. Usually, I would be pretty much back at my desk asap, under some delusional notion that I had things to do that couldn’t possibly wait. Back in my corporate days, I would actively choose to fly into Heathrow at 6 am and go straight in […]

five ways to be online, while the world wakes up to itself

August 16, 2017

Current highlights of my Facebook feed include: A photo of a pensive looking dog. Someone apologizing for sharing an image of her (gorgeous) hairdo, after learning neo-Nazi’s were marching in Charlottesville. Someone sharing their latest e-course about mindfulness. A genius video that offers a valid explanation for Trump’s absurd rhetoric. Someone stating that if you run […]

voices rising :: nothing happened in the woods

March 08, 2017

I heard snuffling and panting and turned around to see a large dog on the path. He was stocky and grey and reminded me of our big cat, Rex. His face was scarred and scratched, his eyes beady: he was an old soldier and he had clearly been in more than a few battles. My inclination was […]