august 23, 2019

“May today’s path take you to beautiful places.” ~ Unknown   Why have one masters degree when you can have two? Tuesday was a big day. Warren and Reneé got married and I went to orientation for the Masters of Historic Preservation program. Classes start Monday. I’m super excited to start this journey.

august 22, 2019

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” ~ Audrey Hepburn Erin held her second book release reading this evening at the Carnegie Center. It’s a beautiful collection of personal stories called Cinderella Sweeping Up. I absolutely delight in her passion for the arts, the way she drives herself forward in making new work, celebrating her life

august 21, 2019

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” ~ Vince Lombardi   I mentioned yesterday that Reneé and Warren host open mic on Sunday nights at the Twisted Cork. No surprise that many of the folks who attended their after-wedding reception were musicians. It

august 20, 2019

“Do not be afraid of your difficulty. Turn toward it. Learn to lean into the wind.” ~ Jack Kornfield Reneé Collins and Warren Cobb got married today. She didn’t know. Well, she did eventually, but she didn’t before it happened. Warren, being the most confident man on the planet, never had a doubt she’d say yes. He planned a special ceremony at Red River Gorge with only themselves and their

august 19, 2019

“To let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and go on their own.” ~ Jack Kornfield          

august 18, 2019

“Be addicted to bettering yourself” ~ Unknown     I made it to church this morning, and if I hadn’t seen another soul, all would have been right with the world when this beautiful man sat down next to me. As it happened, I saw a lot of beautiful souls this morning and got hugs from all of them. I also met some new folks that I liked right away.

august 16, 2019

“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~ Rumi     The end of summer doesn’t exist until the drums start. Today, the drums started. Thus ends summer and begins the next chapter of life for so many young people. It always feel like a new beginning for us old folks on campus, too. Okay, maybe just for me, but still, DRUMS!!!

august 15, 2019

“My hope for you: May you quit overthinking. May you stop replaying failed scenarios. May you stop feeding self-doubt. May you be able to see some good in everyone and everything.” ~ TinyBuddha