Playing To Your Strengths

I learned all kinds of fun things this weekend—about ancient skills and about myself. The Silver River Museum  hosted its first Knap-In and Stone Age Arts Festival and as part of the staff, I got to help. By the way, we didn’t bring blankets and snooze on the museum...

Building Meaningful Connections

I’m sure we made an interesting picture as we sat around the restaurant’s big table: three tall, regal African-American ladies and me—the short little white girl whose feet barely reached the ground. Though we couldn’t have looked more different from the outside, on...

A Different Kind of Spring

I’ve been watching spring in action lately. On “Captain Connie” days on the Silver River, our pontoon boat cruises past a small Cypress tree island that pulses with frantic activity. Dozens of sleek, green-eyed, black cormorants (diving birds) are hard at work among...

What Motivates You?

I learned something oh-so-encouraging last week: I’m not the only procrastinator out there. What a huge relief! It did my heart good to hear from so many of you who are doing—or not doing—the same things I am. And for the same reasons. Thanks so much for sharing your...