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Behind the Scenes

When I learned how to cross-stitch many years ago, I was told that the back side of a canvas should look almost as beautiful as the front...

Taking Care

Last weekend my husband and I took in four foster kittens at our house. It has been almost six months now since our old, beloved cats both...

When Nothing Is Something

It is always fun to sit with someone who is being introduced to something for the first time. My beloved Boston Red Sox were in Oakland for...

The Hard Work of Hatching

This week I got to see a baby bird hatching out of an egg for the first time, thanks to a video a friend posted on Instagram....

Running Together

I am not a runner and never have been. I can’t profess to know anything about the sport or the practice of running. But, the Boston Marathon...

Finding Beauty in Data

Over the past several weeks, I have been spending a lot of time working on the less glamorous aspects of Braid. Braid has grown enough that we...

Play Ball!

I wonder what are the words or what is the ritual that for you indicates the winter is over and spring has arrived? That the season of...

Louder Than Words

I spent most of last week in almost complete silence. I was on retreat for five days at New Calmaldoli Hermitage, just south of Big Sur. In...

Learning From Worms

This summer I fulfilled one of my long-time life ambitions of becoming a worm farmer. I started modestly, with a plastic tub in the basement, some newspaper,...

The Meadows

Since moving to Vallejo one of my favorite places to walk is only a few minutes drive from our house. I like to call it “the meadows”...