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Places Beyond Question

Places Beyond Question

by Eric Alan
July 2, 2017

I celebrate that there are places which bring forth clarity and simplicity in me. I’m far from alone in this: most of us have beautiful, personal places of refuge where everything feels right and just seems to make sense. When we’re in one of th... Read more

Celebrating a Boy and his Bear

Celebrating a Boy and his Bear

by Russell Adcox
June 26, 2017

Of all of the icons of our son’s childhood that will eventually give way to cars and girlfriends and, ultimately, adulthood, I believe the one I will miss the most is this sad looking, worn out, ragged little stuffed bear.  Her name is “Jol... Read more

To Love Humanity Again

To Love Humanity Again

by Lauri Gwilt
June 15, 2017

The day 81-year-old Romek (Robbie) Waisman boarded the plane and occupied the seat next to me is a day I will remember forever. He had a kind face and a gentle way about him that instantly put me at ease. As we settled in for the long flight I noticed his b... Read more

The doorway not yet found.

The doorway not yet found.

by Tania Carriere
June 11, 2017

I thought I was lost today. I waved goodbye to my friends, got my bearings and headed off from the drop off point, in search of the villa I had booked. The medieval streets of Orvieto (Italy) are not intuitive and after only 5 minutes, things weren&#... Read more

Growth Points

Growth Points

by Eric Alan
June 4, 2017

Every spring, the leaves on the deciduous trees in my home forest open with a rapidity that remains a source of wonder for me. The oaks in particular open their leaves seemingly so suddenly that in my mind each tree mimics the sound of an opening umbrella&m... Read more