On befriending wonder and unleashing playfulness: a story, a trailer, and two new books

We’ve had one hell of a fall and winter here. We helped Mom move into a memory care home where she’ll have the round-the-clock, large community support she now needs. We’ve been moving with our own grief and helping each other, and Mom and Dad, with...

Voice of a Leader

a little flash poetry for Jeffrey David Zacko-Smith   And when discussing qualities of effective leaders So many people list communication balance being authentic walking your talk many people And So many others. It just gets confusing to someone someone to me. How do...

The Big Nothing

I learned something strange and wonderful this winter: How significant a change I feel the need to make in my life has a fairly direct proportional relationship to how many days I’m willing to do nothing to get it. Yes, nothing. There is a time and place for action...

Answering a wake-up call from yourself

Or, “Things I like about working for myself #4232: procrastination as an indicator that I really should be doing something else entirely.” As I looked at the blank page for my blog post this morning, I couldn’t focus. I was restless. Distracted. Not...