Even a couple of months ago, I had no plan to take up skijoring, but today, Leo and I have proven you can teach middle-age dogs and women new tricks! Continue reading Worth the quarter century wait (skijoring, take 3)
Leo reveals how my decision to choose “correctness” over convention has created an unexpected challenge in our training to become a skijoring duo. Continue reading When being right goes wrong (skijoring, take 2)
Since our move from Washington to Minnesota, Leo the dog has proven to be the most enthusiastic adopter of a life lived at the front of the house. Continue reading Living out in front
Ready to share a story in 2021 but not sure how to begin? Join me for Memoir Moment class! Continue reading Start 2021 with a storytelling class
Holiday gifting can bring up questions of “enough-ness” — and an understanding of what the stuff is really about. Continue reading Your heart is enough
This week, with temperatures dipping near zero, I put my Minnesota-ness to the test. Continue reading You can get cold again
In 2020, regular days are worth celebrating — and why not celebrate with some easy homespun sushi? Continue reading MacGyvered sushi (recipe)
This strange year has brought something into focus: my deep passion for helping others (including you?) tell their stories. Continue reading Your story matters — let’s write it
Leaving our dog in the care of my mother-in-law forced me to recognize the futility of one of my most highly developed skills: worrying. Continue reading What, me worry?
When you’re asked “how are you,” what do you say these days? Sometimes I’ve answered, “Held together by duct tape.” But, big picture, that’s not really what’s holding me together … Continue reading How are you?