Category Archives: Hope

AUTUMN WORKSHOPS ON HEALTH AND HEALING

New Work­shops from Alida Brill Please join me in explor­ing how we can live a life beyond the bound­aries of our ill­nesses and diag­noses. Though chronic ill­ness chal­lenges, inter­rupts and fre­quently dimin­ishes the expe­ri­ence of life, chronic dis­ease can also teach … Con­tinue read­ing

Leave a Comment

Filed under Chronic Illness, Community, Healing, Health, Hope, Inspiration, Life, Relationships, Women, Writers

Dallas

The ninth grade at Her­bert Hoover Junior High School in Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia began with a minor tri­umph. I was assigned Fea­tures Edi­tor for the school news­pa­per, The Scotty Scroll—a name that com­ple­mented our High­landers school theme. Advanced Jour­nal­ism pro­duced … Con­tinue read­ing

1 Comment

Filed under Community, Compassion, Hope, Memories, Politics, This Moment, Time, Writers

Year Two: Day 255 – A Decade + 1 Year

Today is Sep­tem­ber 11th, 2012, the 255th Day of the Year. This is the 11th year since the attacks on the 11th day of Sep­tem­ber in 2001. In Man­hat­tan the day began in a rou­tine way, the way week­days begin here, but … Con­tinue read­ing

6 Comments

Filed under Community, Compassion, Hope, Life, Memories, Politics, This Moment, Time

YEAR 2: DAY 235: SUMMERING THROUGH

Today is August 22, 2012 the 235th day of the year. I last reported (that’s a fairly glib use of the word) to you From This Ter­race on the 11th day of a newly minted year. Although I wrote with hon­esty … Con­tinue read­ing

8 Comments

Filed under Community, Friendship, Hope, Inspiration, Life, Seasons, This Moment, Time, Writers