Soon after arriving in Nicaragua, it became apparent that one of the most amazing features of this trip would be its people.
For several years now it has been my dream to serve others by helping seniors resist the stereotypes of aging and moving forward into their 80s and beyond expressing their highest expression. So, what better way to serve than by setting the example?
As I woke up to my usual 6AM alarm playing Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World, I was not feeling at all wonderful. Why was I feeling so not-wonderful?
Do you find yourself stuck in a meeting where you feel you really need to move? Here is a series of exercises recommended by Christine Faber of the Lenox Massachusetts Community Center that you can use to stretch out, and get your blood flowing during a break without being too conspicuous to your fellow meeting …
…I live in the Berkshires.” That was my excuse for many years until the accident. After the accident I would never use that excuse again.
On Thursday, April 16, I stayed an extra day on the peninsula of Samana in the Dominican Republic to explore a beach I had heard much about – Las Galeras. This is at the shore of a little village on the North coast of the Samana peninsula.
It’s been about two months since I arrived in the Dominican Republic, and I have found it difficult to write. Why is that?
Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely, in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting “Holy shit…what a ride!” These words of the journalist Hunter S. Thompson seem especially relevant as I board the plane from Miami to the Dominican Republic. For months I’ve been …
‘Tis the day before Christmas, and here I am writing this blog post in a situation totally unexpected. If you told me a week ago that I’d be staying in a classic California adobe home, complete with courtyard, gardens, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, kitten, and my grand kids riding a swing, I would have said you’re crazy.
In my last post, I shared with you a tool I use to keep on track with my top priorities and avoid distractions that waste time, and produce negative results. In a perfect world, tools like this get perfect results. All our dreams are fulfilled, and every day is a source of joy and wonder.