What is Courage? Allowing Our Cowardly Lion to Look Fear in the Face

What is Courage? Allowing Our Cowardly Lion to Look Fear in the Face

  "What makes a King out of a slave? Courage. What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage. What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist or the dusky dusk? What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage. What makes the Sphinx the 7th Wonder? Courage. What makes the dawn come up like THUNDER?! Courage. What [...]

Inspirational Life Lessons: How to Live & Die

This is a hard post to write. Last weekend I had a joyous Thanksgiving with my very large family. The next morning, I joined another family to mourn and celebrate an exceptional woman. Her name was Peggy and she died at age 66 from ovarian cancer. Peggy and I served on the Pathways Women's Cancer [...]

Finding Strength in Our Kitchens, Our Families & Ourselves

Finding Strength in Our Kitchens, Our Families & Ourselves

"The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have spent at home in the bosom of my family." --Thomas Jefferson September 14, 2008. It’s a Sunday afternoon and we are strolling through a kitchen design store, excited to finally embark on the renovation of our 30-year-ancient kitchen. The next day, Lehman [...]