The Comfort of Normalcy

Our collective nervous system is shot, fried, spent. It doesn’t matter where…


Five Crocuses

Sometimes it seems like all I do, all day, every day, is count things. In “The…


The Sacred Pause Button

We all have our sacred places in this world; Georgia O’Keeffe’s house in…


Yellow Dots

I went to Vienna in search of a flower shop. Several years ago, I read an…


Found

Home...we are found.


Performance Goals

In studio performance classes we have a practice called “performance goals.”…


Five Notes

Every morning in Vienna we woke up to the bells of St Stephen’s Cathedral.…


Pay Attention. And take notes.

Once, a dozen years ago, we spent a miserable weekend in the Cotswolds. It was…


The Essentials

Every August of my childhood, my family would take a two-week vacation to…


Christmas Cactus

In front of our house is a huge prickly pear cactus. I planted this monster…