Holiday Conversation

Holiday Conversation

photo credit; pixabay.com Thinking About Holiday Conversation The family gathers. Okay,maybe, Aunt Tilly doesn’t show. Friends gather. Okay, at the last minute , Frank calls to say he’s bringing his girl friend, Mabel, but that’s fine, because she...
Mindful Conversation. The Power of Still

Mindful Conversation. The Power of Still

The Power of Still So many conversations feel so rushed, comments crammed together like stuff piled into a closet. Rarely is there a moment’s pause to take in – I mean really take it in, as in savor it – what anyone has said. The rule is “speak...
The Conversation at the Capital

The Conversation at the Capital

The Senate Judiciary Committee This Week I had intended to listen for just a few minutes, but once I turned on the Senate  hearings, there was no turning it off. The testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh was riveting. Ugly. Passionate. Sincere....
The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

  An Update. I’ve been thinking –beyond Mindful Writing– about the larger world of “Mindful Communication.” Prior to this blog entry, I’ve focused this blog on the magic and power of memoir. Writing my own memoir, as well as...