Why Did I Dream of Oberlin?

Short and sweet answer:  I am an optimist who is spiritually grounded and I thrive in a community and atmosphere of equality, justice, sustainability, and diversity.  I am a liberal who has a strong conservative bent.  I am a minimalist, and I respect the Earth.  Over the years since 1997, when I first visited Oberlin as […]

Oh the Journey It Will Be…

When you decide to live your dreams, the journey will be phenomenal. Phenomenal good and phenomenal bad!  Yes, that is what I said.  But when I found my dream a number of years ago, I began a journey that will go on forever, quite literally.  In all the good and bad, it will go on. […]

Calling All Caterpillars, It Is Time to Change!

The life of a butterfly is very short, but still caterpillars unknowingly are preparing their whole life to be a thing of tremendous beauty for a very short time!  So, caterpillars, what are you waiting for?  You are held hostage by your very nature.  You are preparing to be a most beautiful creature with an unknown […]

Make a Choice, any Choice, That is Action!

Choosing HOPE is an action.  It says that we want to move toward something rather than remaining stuck where we are…  Sometimes that is easy, sometimes it is not…  But taking that one step can make all the difference in the world.  Do you have to choose HOPE?  No, but even when you choose something else, […]