The Next Swan Dive

When David and I first concocted our plan of full-time travel, we were serious, but it was a bit of … More

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nature’s first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf’s a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to … More


This weekend we walked in memory of my mother Anne to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. My mom was … More

19 Years, Never Forget

This past Friday was the 19th anniversary of 9/11. A sparklingly brilliant late summer northeastern day which turned tragic early. … More

The last hummingbird

Seasons changing are bittersweet for us. Spring turning to summer means the beginning of relatively reliably beautiful weather, summer fruits … More

A Walk in the Woods

In these difficult times where our country seems more divided (often angrily) than ever over countless issues: which life matters … More

In limbo

As people who have spent most of our adult and professional lives planning and preparing for contingencies and who applied … More