February 19, 2018

The Serenity Prayer’s Wisdom…

The Serenity Prayer…three simple sentences that encompass a deeply profound blend of acceptance, courage, and wisdom.  Don’t let its simplicity fool you.  Grasping and embracing the […]
December 25, 2017

Just Do Something…

A few weeks ago, I was listening to Oprah interview Sister Joan Chittister.  Oprah asked (and I’m paraphrasing here) how people could start to make change […]
October 23, 2017

What if…

We Believed that the answers we seek are within us…every single one of them? We Listened to and respected our feelings as our purest truth? We […]
October 9, 2017

Why I Grieve…

I did not want to write this blog… And yet, here I am. I fought it. I started it, and then I set it aside. Then […]
October 2, 2017

It’s Called “Media” for a Reason…

The question… “Karen, why are you posting less on social media?” Me (exhaling sheepishly), “Man…it’s complicated…” The analogy… You arrive at a family reunion and are […]
September 14, 2017

Mother Nature…You’re One Sly Mama

Were you like me…mesmerized by the Weather Channel for the first time in your life last weekend? Consumed…watching this massive, spiraling red, green and yellow blob […]
August 28, 2017

Taking a Trip…

I got home last night from a quick and fabulous birthday trip to some of the most amazing and beautiful places in the western United States. […]
August 21, 2017

The Sun is Human Too…

I woke up this morning, semi-excited about the solar eclipse, and did what all good Boy Scouts do…I found the instructions to make an eclipse viewer. […]
August 2, 2016

Be the change…

  The thought, “hell yes, one person can change the world!” passed through my mind recently. That’s big progress, considering the mega-trillion random thoughts that this girl […]
July 12, 2016

Be a Connection Activist

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.”  Martin Luther King, Jr.   I feel hopeful…a part of me is afraid to admit that…maybe […]
July 5, 2016

Hummingbirds Hit Walls Too

June 17, 2016

We Seek Connection…Yet We Fear Connection

I’m still confused. It’s been almost a week since the mass shooting in Orlando. 49 people were gunned down and many others were severely wounded and […]
June 7, 2016

Wherever You Are…Be There

Today I find myself in my Arizona hometown to provide some care for my 84-year-old father. It was an unplanned trip and started with a phone […]