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Covid Season and Wine, 2020: Co-Professors of the Art of Winetasting and Connection

Why are we winetasting for 21 days during Covid Season? We love stories, and we see the microcosm of what’s happening in wineries line up with the macrocosm of what’s happening in the world. You may have to stick with … Continue reading

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A New Adventure (And Revisit of Ashland Secrets You’ll Love)

Today is August 28, 2020, and I just submitted a manuscript an hour ago for my next book called Shine: When Chasing Sacred Spaces Goes Dark. Don’t get attached to the title because it will probably change three times between … Continue reading

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Oceans of Love, Dear Anthony

May 12, 1:13 a.m. We were getting ready to film at UC Davis when I got this text from Anthony: Hey, was just thinking about you for some reason Happy Mother’s Day. I hope everything has been good in your … Continue reading

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Phew!

That’s what I have to say about this crowdfunding gig. At first, I was just going to copy and paste one of the other 4 blogs I wrote here for this crowdfunding campaign that went live this morning and then … Continue reading

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Putting the Fun in CrowdFUNding

It turns out it takes money to make a docuseries. Lots of it. The layers run deep and honestly, it’s overwhelming. It’s different than writing a book. When I sit down to write a novel, I lose myself in a … Continue reading

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A Crazy Thought

Last week we met my cousins Larry and Janine for lunch in Carlsbad. Janine is consistently my biggest blogging cheerleader. For so many years, I blogged every Monday and the words became a story she followed with the ever encouraging … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mr. Woodman’s Music

Alex Woodman was my son’s favorite teacher. A few weeks ago, he died suddenly at 59.  It’s taken time to process, for me and for the whole community. There are no words to describe this man, but because he loved stories, and words … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Consensus and Connection

Each child is so unique, so precious. My youngest boy (nearly an adult at this point) is a post-modern leader. He, like Nelson Mandela, leads from behind. He’s all about consensus and the group. He has never been the kid … Continue reading

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Collaging Your Soul, Part 2

Now I know.  Soul Collage© finds its true magic in the experience. Having this experience at Esalen Institute made it that much more magical. Sharing it with my friend longtime friend Michelle closed the circle of perfection. First, you should … Continue reading

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Modern Meditator

The longer I live, the more I’m convinced that meditation is the one tool that makes the biggest difference in my daily life. To live in a constant healthy flow, I meditate daily and not  because I have to, like with … Continue reading

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