Howcast Sustainable Living Series IN THE CAN

I had a blast shooting a Green Living series with Howcast last week in New York. Stay-tuned for 50 short (1-3 minute) actionable videos to be released on Howcast and YouTube in the near future.



Flamethrower Interview: Mary Marks, author, quilter, grandmother and community activist

Mary Marks is a retired grandmother living in the San Fernando Valley who, at the age of 70, is embarking on an exciting new adventure as an author.  Her first book, ForgetRead More…


The Grass ISN’T Greener!

Comparing yourself to someone else is one of the easiest, and most insidious, forms of self-judgement.  As the platitude goes, “The grass is always greener on the other side.”  But I onceRead More…


Progress IS Success

Many many years ago I was feeling down.  Maybe depressed is the right word, but I hesitate to use that word because honestly, the memory is so foggy now.  At the timeRead More…


Is it worse to regret the things we do or the things we don’t do?

There are times in life when you are faced with a life-changing opportunity.  Taking a new job or deciding to pursue higher education are two obvious examples, but sometimes life-changing opportunities appearRead More…


Why Believe the Worst?

Years ago I was watching a TV show where the hero and heroine parted ways because the hero said “I’m not ready to be as in love with anyone as I amRead More…


Flamethrower: Bucky Fuller

In honor of Valentine’s Day, a little bit about my favorite flamethrower: Bucky Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) “Love is metaphysical gravity.”  ~Bucky Fuller R. Buckminster Fuller was an AmericanRead More…


The Ocean Accepts All Rivers

The other day in yoga class the instructor played a song that had a spoken mantra which was “the ocean accepts all rivers.”  I found the mantra to be so calming andRead More…


The Simplest Reminder

There are days like today when I feel absolutely overwhelmed by everything in my life.  All of that wonderful fullness and busyness that I have chosen and worked so hard to bringRead More…


From Anger to Sympathy

Yesterday I was driving with my husband when I heard him say “Nice, really nice” in a sarcastic tone that made it clear what he was looking at was not nice atRead More…