Directions For Going Home Again

Directions For Going Home Again

Once you’ve left, can you ever go home again? Many have tried. Some had made it. Some would sooner drink poison. Like any other treacherous journey, a road map might get you going, and keep you on track. What to Bring: All your worldly possessions A perpetually...

The Inner Dialogue of Workplace Signs

The Inner Dialogue of Workplace Signs

The countless signs posted around my workplace direct and dictate in terse, demanding words. I sense they have an undercurrent of real meaning. They have subtext. They have their own inner dialogue. It all went downhill after they removed paper towels from the...

Where’s My Tribe?

Where’s My Tribe?

You can fight any battle and lick any wound with your tribe at your side. Even it it's only one other. Right? That's the way it has always since humans realized survival depended on more that their next meal. Together we are so much stronger than the fears of...

Bridges of Los Angeles County

Bridges of Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles River It's supposed to be a river. It looks more like a poorly traveled freeway. An elongated concrete basin. Not even an aqueduct. That  would require water going someplace, maybe to nurture things or to create power with motion. The LA River, as most...

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Do your dance. Shine. Nobody can do you like you can, so do it big and proud. Someone, somewhere will love you for it. Even if YOU are that only someone.   Many questions, joys and disappointments line this lesson's path. I'm still on it. Still learning. Like...