The hardest thing I’ve ever done

The hardest thing I’ve ever done

Today, I let my little girl go. Well, at 15 she’s not really “little” anymore, and she’s starting an amazing new chapter of her life at a special, well-known performing arts high school. She auditioned and got in and I’m so unbelievably...

My Five Resolutions for 2009

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA – January 1, 2009 – Please forgive the indulgence. I’m writing this down to make my commitment public. 1. For me, 2009 is the Year of the Body. My entire life, I’ve given priority to thinking, reading and working with...

The Talented Mrs. Weaver

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA – December 20, 2008 – We got about a foot of snow this month and were trapped in the house, unable to get off our ridge safely. The entire neighborhood was covered in deep, wet snow and our streets were sheet ice. At one point we...

Dawn with a Difference

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA – December 31, 2007 – Every year since 2004, I’ve felt more and more compelled to do something more meaningful and impactful. I see increasing imbalance in our world, a focus on self that’s ultimately self-destructive. Every...
A big fat DUH

A big fat DUH

KITTITAS, WASHINGTON, USA – August 27, 2007 – Our Flickr meetup group got an invitation to tour Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind Farm in eastern Washington. As we walked around these massive turbines, each over 220 feet tall, with their...