Together We Rise

My friend Melanie Bromley and I have been intrigued by the RiSe Festival since we first heard about it a few years ago. Every year we make tentative plans to go - and then life happens. This year, just after we both acknowledged it was happening but hand’t yet made any solid plans to attend, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|

Musing about Burning Man for The Voluntourist

My friend Heather Newgen started a great website called The Voluntourist, focused on travel, philanthropy, doing philanthropic things while traveling, social good and all the good things. When she asked me if I'd write a 'review' at Burning Man I was at first apprehensive because you can't really 'review' Burning Man like it's a new [...]

By | September 29th, 2018|

Vulnerability

Vulnerable: [vuhl-ner-uh-buh l] adj: capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt. I’ve always prided myself on being resilient, reasonably level-headed and open to exploring all (or most of) what life has to offer. I’ve also always considered myself a bit of a hopeless romantic. A product of parents who still held hands and [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|

Notes from Fly Fishing

Last weekend I went up Summit Series at Powder Mountain. “Summit creates unique gatherings designed to catalyze entrepreneurship, creative achievement, and global change to create a more joyful world.” You can read that on their website. They do this with big flagship events on ships like ‘Summit at Sea,’ in magical remote locations like Tulum [...]

By | July 30th, 2017|