Tag Archives: giving

Dear Fountainpen,

Dear Fountainpen, On Sunday we carried our ceramic Christmas tree–the one Barry’s mom crafted for us many years ago–upstairs from the basement.  I discovered some of your hand-crocheted snowflakes and sprinkled them beneath the green tree. You’ve been my friend … Continue reading

Posted in December 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Keep giving away…

  I have been pondering giving a lot lately.  When the world seems turned upside down and backwards, it’s often not clear what we can do to help. One thing that can so soothe a weary or confused soul is … Continue reading

Posted in March 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Living as gift

I have been pondering the act of giving, and how we can live more as a gift to ourselves and others.  Instead of living in the commodity mode of exchange our culture fosters, how can I give of myself more … Continue reading

Posted in July 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Sharing cupcakes and smiles on Good Morning America

May I share a fun family story with you? Yes, yes, it involves cupcakes again.  (Just so you know it’s a sweet story.)  I promise we won’t be telling weekly cupcake adventures.  (OK, I don’t promise.  But it’s not likely … Continue reading

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